HAGEDORN, Dorothy (nee Smith). – 94, of Wyckoff went home to be with her Lord and Savior on June 21, 2019. Born in Ridgewood she lived her entire life in Midland Park. Dorothy was a member of the Cedar Hill Christian Reformed Church.
Dot was known for her warm, friendly smile. She loved helping others and for many years volunteered at the Eastern Christian Children's Retreat and Retreat Fair farm booth. She also taught Sunday School at the Irving-Park CRC. Dot and Hen fostered babies from the Bethany Christian Home. She received such joy sending birthday cards, and encouraging others with get well cards and thinking of you notes. Many were blessed to receive her homemade almond tarts, cream puffs, and coffee cakes. She touched so many lives with God's love and will be greatly missed.
Beloved wife for 76 years to the late Henry Hagedorn (2018). Devoted mother of Doris Pruiksma-Volkart and her husband Richard of Venice, Florida, Henry Hagedorn Jr. and his wife Cornelia of North Haledon, Sandi Busch and her husband John of Penn Yan, NY and Kathy Laauwe and her husband Paul of Hawthorne. Dorothy was pre-deceased by her infant daughter, Patti Ann. Loving grandma to 14 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.: Dorothy is also survived by her devoted sister, Ruth Junta, her sister-in-law, JoAnn Smith, and many nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memoriums to the Eastern Christian Children's Retreat Group Homes, 700 Mountain Ave. Wyckoff, NJ 07481 sent in her name would be appreciated
All services will be private at the convenience of the family.
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