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Elizabeth Ann Barrows daughter of the late William and Katherine Claypool, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 26, 2012. She was born May 6, 1924 in Needles, CA where her family operated the family store, Claypool and Company. She attended Pomona College and taught elementary school until she met Walter A. Barrows IV in Acapulco, Mexico. They resided in Altadena, CA and moved to Wayne, PA in 1966. Elizabeth, affectionately known as Cissy, was a lifelong artist with a keen eye for detail. She enjoyed gardening with her friends at Bartram Gardens as well as in her beautiful backyard, and received the Blue Ribbon for her miniature garden display at the Philadelphia International Flower Show. She enjoyed reading Agatha Christie novels and travel, especially to her beloved Mojave Desert. She is survived by sister Jane Johnston of Rancho Mirage, CA; and her children, Margaret (Marghee) Barrows and her partner Rick Barber of Albany, NY, Walter (Wally) A. Barrows and wife, Joy Kerschner of Wayne, PA, John and Judy Barrows of Washington, DC, and Elizabeth (Liz) Icangelo and her husband, Guy of Lakeworth, FL, and grandchildren, Walter, Lily, Gaetano, Timothy and Peter. She was member of St. Katharine of Siena Parish, in Wayne, PA. A memorial service will be held at a date to be determined later. Arrangements by The Donohue Funeral Home, Wayne, PA (610) 989-9600. Online condolences www.donohuefuneralhome.com610-304-4736

Published in Main Line Media News on July 4, 2012
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