Richard Hern

Obituary of Richard L. Hern

After battling a long-term illness, Richard L. Hern passed away on Sunday January 31, 2021. Rick grew up in the Penn Beach area of Pennsville, NJ. He spent his college years in Athens, Ohio & graduated from Ohio University. Rick was a proud owner (along with his brother, Mike) of Meadowood Nursey, previously located across from the Pennsville Park. He continued to work in the landscape & horticulture field and had a passion for sharing his knowledge & teaching others. He loved watching his Philadelphia Eagle's. Rick was a kind soul & would give you the shirt off of his back. He was a fun-loving & always had a smile on his face. Rick is survived by his wife, Beth Hern (Coffey). Proud father of Katy Hern (Allison Coyne) & Grandfather of Lance Hern (Kayla Demaris). Also, the Great-Grandfather of Lancelot Jr. & Everly. Rick adored his pet cats: Kozmo, Slick & Cassius. Rick was 1 of 5 children of Margret & Frank Hern (both predeceased) Siblings: John Hern, Terry Hern (predeceased), Mike Hern & Annie Hern-Cannady. He loved all his family from Chicago dearly. If you want to honor Rick, simply pay it forward in his name.
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