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Barbara Anne Heppe, 85 of Newtown Square



Barbara Anne Kowalzyk Heppe, Newtown Square, Pennsylvania and Little Deer Isle, Maine passed away on November 3, 2020.

Born on December 11, 1934 in Annapolis, Maryland and the daughter of Lillian Allison and Alexander M Kowalzyk, Rear Admiral, USN. She graduated from Mary Washington College, Fredericksburg, VA with a B.A. in Psychology. She was Advertising Manager and then Editor of the school’s newspaper.


In 1956 she was elected into the prestigious publication “Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities”. After graduating, Barbara moved to San Francisco and pursued a career in public relations. In 1962 she moved to Philadelphia, where she continued to work in the P.R. field. In 1974 Barbara married Price D Heppe of Newtown Square. Since that time, every summer has been spent at their summer cottage on Little Deer Isle, Maine. She was a member of the Blue Hill County Club, Blue Hill, Maine as well as the Merion Golf Club, Ardmore, PA and Merion Cricket Club in Haverford, PA.


She is survived by her husband of 46 years, her stepdaughter Elizabeth H. Brownback of Cochranville, PA, stepson Price Deal Heppe, Jr. of Almo, Kentucky, 5 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.


She loved Siamese cats, playing double solitaire, tennis, bowling and crossword puzzles.


Barbara's service and burial will be announced at a later date but will be held at Grays Hill Cemetery on Little Deer Isle in Maine this coming summer.

Donations: ARK Animal Shelter, PO Box 276, Cherryfield, Maine 04622

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