Dorothy Evelyn Hedden, age 92, passed away peacefully at Worthington Christian Village in Worthington, Ohio on September 29, 2019.
Born April 19, 1927 in Queens, “Dottie” spent her early years in Laurelton, N.Y where she attended grade school. Following a family move to New Jersey, she graduated from Wharton High School in 1945, and married the love of her life, Art Hedden, in 1946. Dottie worked in the airline, travel, medical, and real estate professions during her career. She loved the mountains, the outdoors, and especially the snow; having resided in Upstate NY, Lexington, KY, Minneapolis, MN, Fairbanks, AK, York, Pa., and Westerville, Ohio. Dottie and Art spent ten wonderful years as the proprietors of the Mayfair Resort on Lake George, NY. She was a devoted wife and mother, a wonderful friend, and a soul who went out of her way to help those in need. She was never without a smile and lived a faith-filled life.
Dottie is preceded in death by parents John H and Gertrude (Irwin) Ruege; her husband of 65 years, Arthur S. Hedden Jr; and sister Lois Bebus.
Dottie will be dearly missed by her children: Carol (Dick) Barnett, Robin (Dean) Racine, and James A. Hedden; grandchildren: Michael, Lisa, Jennifer, and Jacqueline; great grandchildren: Sarah, Blake, Sydney, Dominic, and Camryn.
Visitation will take place Tuesday – October 8th, 2019 from 10-11 a.m. at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, 6077 Sharon Woods Boulevard, Columbus, Ohio 43229 immediately followed by a Funeral Mass, at 11:00 a.m. Fr. Antony Varghese, Administrator, will preside.