Brigitte Nicole Louisette Hubbard (nee Petit) passed away peacefully in her sleep Friday, July 16, 2021. She was 78 years old.\n \nBrigitte was born in Evreux, Haute-Normandie, France on May 26, 1943 to Robert Lucien Petit of Eure and Madeline C. Petit (nee Rioux) of St. Claire-sur-Epte, both of whom preceded her in death. \n \nAlso preceding Brigitte in her passing was her oldest son, Patrick Robert Mendez of Acworth, GA; her son-in-law Scott Douglas Rogers of Bunnlevel, NC; her sister and brother-in-law Monique (nee Petit) Courtier and Robert Courtier of Warner-Robbins, GA; her father-in-law William J Hubbard of Fayetteville, NC; and her brother-in-law William J Hubbard II of Hope Mills, NC.\n \nBrigitte is survived by her husband of 41 years, Dale Hubbard of Spring Lake, NC and her children: Richard Enrique Ernesto Mendez of Bunnlevel, NC; Nathalie Brigitte Rogers (nee Mendez) of Bunnlevel, NC; and Robert William Hubbard of Columbus, OH.\n \nShe is further survived by her Grandchildren: Alan Dale Rogers of Spring Lake, NC and Eric Deleon Rogers of Bunnlevel, NC; her sister and brother-in-law Claudine and Florian Hoffman of Old Bridge, NJ; her sister and brother-in-law Maryvonne and Robert Stallings of West Palm Beach, FL; her sister and brother-in-law Chantal and Christian Lolier of Versailles, France; her brother-in-law David T. Hubbard of Fayetteville, NC; as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins throughout Europe and America.\n \nBrigitte was born to a prominent family of statespersons during the German Occupation of Normandy, and grew up in the chaos and ruin of post-war France. She emigrated to the United States as an adult, teaching herself English by watching soap operas and sitcoms. One of her proudest achievements (outside of raising her children) was in receiving her US citizenship in 1991, and casting her first vote as an American Citizen.\n \nBrigitte was a devout Christian, with unshakable faith and a love for God that she instilled in her family at a young age. One of her favorite activities was in the reading and study of her Bible. She was a friend to all animals, having taken in countless dogs, cats, birds, raccoons and fish over the decades.\n \nBrigitte was a loving mother, wife, aunt, sister and grandmother, and her life and love will never be forgotten by her family and friends.