On February 3, 1944, Helen and Hugh Ferguson along with their daughter Sharon received the bundle of joy who they named Donna.
The Rev. Hugh Ferguson along with his wife Helen raised them in a church setting. At the age of 4, Rev. Ferguson moved his family to Geneva, OH. There she completed her high school education and attended Malone University, receiving her BA Degree.
She and her sister obtained teaching positions in the Broward County School System (Fort Lauderdale, FL). For 30 years she taught in the K-3 school system. Prior to her retirement, she formed a parent relationship with her husband, Joe Harden, by instructing both of his children.
Years later their paths crossed again and a mutual relationship developed. On October 22, 2008 they were married, later moving to Daytona Beach, FL and then to Boiling Springs, where they resided for 13 years until her death.
She was preceded in death by her mother, father and sister.
She leaves to mourn a loving husband, Joe Harden, Jr, Jayney Stutzeman of Carlisle, Paul (Joan) Clause of New York, Jane Worden of Michigan, Jane Frey (Greg) of California and many friends. At exactly 3 AM two men kissed Donna: first her husband and finally God took her home.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM February 2, 2022 from the Ronan Funeral Home, 255 York Road, Carlisle. Burial will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Boiling Springs. Viewing will be at the funeral home on Wednesday from 1:00 - 2:00 PM.