Peacefully with family by her side at Jessica’s House, Exeter on October 4, 2022 of Zion (Usborne Twp.) at the age of 85. Beloved wife of Keith Hern for over 65 years. Loving mother of the late Judy Lang-Hern, Donald Hern, Paul Hern (Michelle), and Joan Hern (Travis Davis). Proud grandma of Ryan, and Katie; Tara and Nick (Shantalle); Aaron, and Aimee (Matt); Emily and Ethan; and great grandchildren Willow, Ava, Evan, Elizabeth, Dan, Jack, Tyler, and Francis. Dear sister-in-law of Bob and Frances Kinsman. Missed by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Predeceased by parents Ernest and May (Armstrong) Ferguson, granddaughter Meagan, sisters Grace Zavitz (Ken), and Kay Hord (Dave), brother Clayton Ferguson (Eunice), parents-in-laws Ross and Florence Hern.
Dorothy was dedicated to her family and loved them dearly. She was a proud farmers wife and a talented seamstress and smocker. Her creations were enjoyed by many. Dorothy liked to spend time in the kitchen baking and enjoyed being outside in her garden. She had a strong faith in the Lord, which could be seen through her kindness and love of people.
A private family funeral will be held. Interment Zion Cemetery. Donation to Jessica’s House or South Huron Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family.