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Barrington King Fuchs, 88, of Greenwich, Conn., died Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at her home with her family by her side. Mrs. Fuchs was a devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was an active community volunteer for many years at Greenwich Hospital, and a long-time member of Christ Church and The Belle Haven Club. Barrie also co-founded Enterprizes Catering, and managed The Light Touch, both of Greenwich. Dorothy Barrington King was born in Baltimore, Maryland on October 21, 1924, to Dorothy Armstrong King and Commander James Dunlop King. She was predeceased by her parents and her brother, James Dunlop King Jr. of Baltimore. Mrs. Fuchs attended Calvert, Bryn Mawr and Greenwood schools in Baltimore. She made her debut at the Bachelors Cotillion in Baltimore. Throughout her school years, both during and after school, Mrs. Fuchs worked as a professional model. After graduation from Greenwood, Mrs. Fuchs worked at the Calvert School to help develop its Home Instruction division. She went on to work for Maryland's 2nd district U.S. Congressman James Devereaux, and later wrote the society column for the Baltimore Daily News. Mrs. Fuchs was predeceased by her former husband, James E. Fuchs, an Olympic shot put medalist, and is survived by their five daughters: Bettina Fuchs McCarthy of Richmond, Va.; Barrington "Bingy" Fuchs Greenough of Washington, N.J.; Holly Armstrong Fuchs, Victoria "Tori" Fuchs Holland, and Kimberly Corbin "K.C." Fuchs, all of Greenwich, CT; seven grandchildren: Bettina Barrington McCarthy, Peter James Greenough, Kyle Armstrong Greenough, Taylor Harrison Greenough, Parker King Greenough, Jack Edward Holland, III, and Corbin Dunlop Holland; and one great-grandson, Peter James Joseph Greenough. A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. on Monday, May 6, 2013, at Christ Church Greenwich, 254 East Putnam Avenue in Greenwich, CT.
Published in GreenwichTime from May 3 to May 6, 2013