Dorothy L. Andrews

January 27, 1924 ‒ June 28, 2020

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Dorothy Louise (Hoffman) Andrews passed away on Sunday, June 28, 2020 at her home surrounded by her loving family.  Dorothy was born on January 27, 1924 in Pennsylvania to the late John and Minnie (Latchaw) Hoffman.  She worked and retired from Edmont Wilson Glove Company in Mount Vernon, Ohio.

She married Lynn “Andy” Andrews on July 26, 1947 and raised 3 children starting in Grove City Pennsylvania until moving to Mount Vernon, Ohio in 1958.  Dorothy was baptized as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses on July 31, 1964.  Her greatest joy in life was talking about the things she learned from the Bible, her husband of over 70 years, and her loving family.

She is survived by her daughter, Cathy (David) Hatfield; her son, Steve (Marcy) Andrews; 10 grandchildren, Jessica (Mike) Bosnic, Darcy (Ryan) Long, Kelly Hatfield Long, Seth (Leah) Hatfield, Aaron (Samantha) Hatfield, Joel Hatfield, Aimee (Curtis) Hulse, Ashlee (Scott) Kelley, Ryan Andrews, and Tyler (Emily) Andrews; 8 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren.

Along with her parents, Dorothy is preceded in death by her husband of over 70 years; her daughter, Debi Riegner in January 2015; and her son-in-law, Robert Riegner.

A memorial service will take place at a later date.

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  • How privileged and honored to have the chance to know Sister Andrews, spend time with her and her attentive loving family. She is one of the dear ones we will wait in line to receive back when all things and all people will be “new”.

    • Thank you so much Curtis & Karolynne. We appreciate all your kindness and support.

  • My heart is breaking for your family. Dorothy was one classy lady and the most loving person I know. She will be missed. Thankfully we know we will see her soon in Paradise.

  • My heart shares your families sadness. Dorothy was a beautiful soul full of love and grace. She touched our lives with her love and laughter and inspired us to be better people. She will be missed, but the memories and love she left with us will live on💖

  • Cathy and family,
    I’m very sad to learn of your Mom’s passing.
    She was such a special woman. Whenever I was around her and your Father in our younger years she always had a smile and made me feel good. We all know there is no other love like a Mother’s love and I know you will carry her and your memories with you.
    Roger and I send our deepest sympathy to you and your family.
    In friendship and love,

  • I will always have a special place in my heart for Dorothy. We shared very special talks and times about Jehovah God and His kingdom. She was a truly loving person and will be deeply missed by her family and friends. I am so blessed to have been a part of her life for a short time. Prayers and love to Kathi, Steve and Marcy and your children.

  • I was so saddened to hear of Dorothy’s passing… however my heart and mind are filled with the wonderful memories of her. I was privileged To know her as a patient and then, most importantly, a friend. She was always kind hearted and funny. Her eyes and smile danced when her family entered the room. You literally feel the love she had for you all. She was truly one of my favorite people and will be missed by so many. Blessings to all.

  • I am so sorry to read in the paper about the passing of Mrs Andrews.. I couldn’t call her Dorothy,she had so much class, I just couldn’t. Having had the privilege of meeting the family thru Debi, my coworker, was indeed a pleasure. She always was so kind and caring to me.. she was an exceptional lady, and will be missed.. sending HUGS to all of you..

    • Thank you so much Jean for your kind words about Grandma Dorothy. Debi always appreciated your kindness & friendship and enjoyed working with you. Sending hugs back.

  • Dear Cathy, Dave, and Family, We were saddened to read about Mrs. Andrews’ passing. Although we never had the pleasure of meeting her, we knew Lynn and have enjoyed your visits to our home. You are both family and friends to us, so we share in your sorrow. We know that her spirit was welcomed into Heaven by Lynn and all of her family and friends who went “home” before her. They are together once again. We are sending our deepest sympathy to you and your entire family. Sincerely, Susan and Dick Huggins/Fredericktown

  • I’ll remember the times we did telephone witnessing at the Kingdom Hall and at Pat Charles house.we will miss her but will see her again happy and healthy.

  • I was so sorry to hear that Dorothy died. I always enjoyed visiting her – and Andy. She had so much energy and always a bright smile. And what a love they had for each other! I send my condolences and will keep your wonderful family in my prayers.
    Wishing you peace, Greta (Home Health Nurse)