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Dorothy Agnes "Dot" Hemans

April 15, 1928 - October 9, 2018

Dorothy “Dot” Hemans, 90, of Hendersonville passed away Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at Elizabeth House after a long illness. Dot was born in Middle Village, Long Island, NY April 15, 1928 to the late Charles and Dorothy Morton Olsen. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Frederick Hemans and her eldest son, Fritz Hemans. The second of three children, Dot had fond memories of living in Long Island, going to see the Brooklyn Dodgers with her father and eating fresh dug clams roasted on the beach.
In 1936 her family moved to Auburn, NY. Dot attended East High in Auburn and was very athletic, participating in gymnastics and playing basketball throughout her high school years.
In 1949 Dot married Fred Hemans and together they had five children. After raising her children, she was able to enjoy and excel in selling real estate in the Binghamton, NY area.
In 1981 Dot and Fred moved to Hendersonville and until her retirement she worked for JC Penny. She volunteered at The Opportunity House where she and her husband played pinochle and formed a euchre club.
Dot made many good friends and greatly enjoyed being part of the community. She loved dogs and had many special ones throughout her lifetime. She loved to read, play cards, bingo, go to the movies and spend time with her family.
Survivors include, daughters, Christa Hemans of Hendersonville, Marcia Walker (Clint) of Pittsboro, Felicia Hemans (John) of Hendersonville; son, Peter Hemans (Rebecca) of Hendersonville; grandchildren, Nikki Hemans, Adriana Hemans Spike Hemans, Sylvia Hemans; great-grandchildren, Crystal Hemans, Dorothy Dickinson, Lily Hemans; and sister, Norma Metroka of Auburn, NY.
A memorial service will be at 11:00 am Saturday in the Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Steven Blanton officiating. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 am prior to the service in the chapel.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Parkinson’s Foundation, 200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800, Miami, FL 33131.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Saturday, October 13, 2018

Time: 10:00 am

Location:

Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel

538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792


Service Information

Date: Saturday, October 13, 2018

Time: 11:00 am

Location:

Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel

538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792


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