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December 05, 2019


Barbara P. (Collins) Prince, a 19 year resident of Bridgewater and formerly of Randolph and Charlestown, entered into eternal life on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at the Allied Health at Marina Bay Nursing Home in Quincy. She was 89 years of age.

Barbara was born in Boston on June 18, 1930, a daughter of the late James D. Collins and Mary (Foley) Collins. She grew up in Dorchester where she attended St. Margaret's Parochial School and graduated from St. Margaret's High School. Barbara worked as a Secretary for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Personnel Department for 15 years. Barbara enjoyed line dancing at the senior citizen center in Randolph.

Barbara is the beloved wife of the late Frederick C. Prince. She is the devoted mother of Jane Hastie and her husband John of Wrentham, Frederick C. Prince Jr. and his wife Suzie of Charlestown, Richard Prince and his wife Paula of Charlestown, Edward Prince and his wife Jeannie of Charlestown, Maryann Milchunes and her husband Edward of Bridgewater and Patricia "Tishie" Pieper and her husband Kevin of Bridgewater. She is the loving Nana to 13 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. She is the beloved sister of the late Anna Collins and Mary "DeDe" Prince. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Barbara's Funeral on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 10 A.M. from The Carr Funeral Home, 220 Bunker Hill St. Charlestown followed by her Funeral Mass in St. Francis De Sales Church, 313 Bunker Hill St. Charlestown at 11 A.M. Her burial will be at St. Mary's Cemetery in Randolph. Her visiting hours will be on Monday, December 9, 2019 from 4 to 8 P.M. in the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, kindly make a memorial donation in Barbara's name to end T1D by visiting the link below or mailing a donation to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, JDRF, 60 Walnut St. Wellesley, Mass. 02481.

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Carr Funeral Services
220 Bunker Hill Street
Charlestown, MA 02129