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Barbara J. Kennedy Heard
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Birth: Jan. 5, 1941
Pittsburgh
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Aug. 10, 2006
Edinboro
Erie County
Pennsylvania, USA

Barbara J. Heard died unexpectedly Thursday, August 10, at her residence, 119 Harrison Dr., Edinboro, Pa. Barbara was born on January 5, 1941, in Pittsburgh, Pa., daughter of the late John S. M. and Jemima Walkinshaw Kennedy. Barbara was raised in Edgeworth, Pa., and graduated from Quaker Valley High School. She earned a Bachelor's degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, a Master's Degree from Westminster College, and further graduate work and reading Supervisor Certification from Edinboro State College. She was a member of Alpha Gamma Delta Sorority, and for years was an alumni adviser for the Edinboro chapter. She was a member and past matron of Edinboro chapter #359, Order of the Eastern Star, and was Pennsylvania OES Grand Martha, and the Grand Representative of New York in Pennsylvania. She started the Order of Rainbow for Girls Chapter #122, and was mother adviser and chairman of the Rainbow Board. Barbara was a certified flower judge and enjoyed judging and exhibiting at area flower shows, county and local fairs in the tri-county area. She was a member of the Heather Club of Edinboro, Garden Club, and Judge's Council, District 8. Barbara was an avid reader, she also enjoyed making lap robes for the Shriner's Children's Hospital and the Soldier's and Sailor's Home in Erie. She is survived by her loving husband of 44 years, Thomas C. Heard, of Edinboro; daughter, Cheryl Lynn Heard, of Newport-News, Va.; and son, John William Heard, of Clarion.  
 
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  Thomas Charles Heard (1938 - 2008)*
 
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Burial:
Edinboro Cemetery
Edinboro
Erie County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Michael W. Mowrey
Record added: Dec 23, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 17132441
Barbara J. <i>Kennedy</i> Heard
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Barbara J. <i>Kennedy</i> Heard
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Barbara J. <i>Kennedy</i> Heard
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You are remembered fondly by your high school graduating class.
- Judy Cain Bowser
 Added: Feb. 15, 2011
 
 
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