DOHERTY William J. in Dorchester, July 5, 2014. Beloved husband of Jean (Blaine). Loving father of William J. and his wife Grace Doherty of Milton, and Tamara J. Doherty of Dorchester. Son of Mary (Beck) Doherty of Dorchester and the late William J. Doherty. Brother of Arlene Salter of Dorchester, John Doherty Sr. of Randolph, Kathleen Hanley and Mary Doherty, both of Dorchester, and Deborah Doherty of Braintree. Devoted grandfather of Brianna and Stephen Irwin, Aidan and Phoebe Doherty, and the late John J. Doherty-Carter. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Visiting hours in the Murphy Funeral Home, 1020 Dorchester Avenue, DORCHESTER, Wednesday 4:00 P.M. 8:00 P.M. Funeral Mass in St. Mark Church, Thursday morning, July 10, at 10:00 A.M. Relatives and friends invited. Veteran Vietnam War - U.S. Navy. Director of Services for the Painters Union District Council #35 and member of Local #939. Lifetime member of Boston Firefighters Local #718. In lieu of flowers, donations in Bill’s memory may be made to the John Doherty-Carter Education Fund, 25 Colgate Road, Roslindale, MA 02131. Interment in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Dorchester. For directions and guestbook, www.jmurphyfh.com. Funeral Home handicapped accessible with ample parking.
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James A. Murphy & Son Funeral Home
1020 Dorchester Ave
Dorchester, MA 02125
Published in Boston Herald on July 6, 2014