Nancy Grace Hepler, of Willow Grove, passed away on September 30, 2021 at the age of 71. She was the beloved wife of James L. Hepler with whom she was 3 days shy of celebrating 29 years of marriage. Nancy was born in Abington, PA, a daughter of the late Robert and Doris Werntz.
In addition to her husband, James, Nancy is survived by her loving children, Melanie Carra, Jamie Pakenas, and Sean Hepler and his wife, Laurie; adoring grandchildren, Damion Noble (Madysyn Heacock), Ashley Noble, Alexis Noble, Luca Carra, and Renzo Carra, Zach Kutz, Brooke Pakenas and Taylor Hepler; her niece, Samantha DeFebo; and nephew, Chris DeFebo. In addition to her parents, Nancy was predeceased by a sister, Barbara DeFebo and a nephew, Brian DeFebo.
Nancy was a loving wife and mother who especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. She also enjoyed a stylish piece of jewelry, solving Crossword Puzzles, cooking shows, preparing meals for family and friends, a couple of pieces of Good and Plenty, and finding that great gift on QVC. She was also a great lover of animals and her heating blanket any time of year.
Relatives and close friends will be received by her family on Thursday, October 7, 2021 after 11:00 am in Schneider Funeral Home, 431 N. York Road, Hatboro, followed by her Memorial Service at 12:00 noon. Her internment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in Nancy’s memory may be made to American Cancer Society at P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123, or online.
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