Eleanor R. Dougherty, of the East End section of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, at Manorcare Nursing Center, Kingston.
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She was born March 5, 1920, in Wilkes-Barre, a daughter of the late John J. and Theresa Haines Hanahan.
She attended the schools in the Jenkintown area of Philadelphia and was formerly employed by Valley Crest Nursing Home.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Leo C. Dougherty; son, Leo C. Dougherty III; brothers, John, Joseph, and Robert Hanahan; and sisters, Grace Gaughan and Barbara Onesko.
Surviving are her daughter, Barbara Ryan, with whom she resided; grandchildren, James, Gerald and Bridget Ryan; brother, Eugene Hanahan; sister, Dorothy Martin, both of Willow Grove; nieces and nephews.
Private funeral services will be held, with interment in St. Mary's Cemetery, Hanover Township.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.eblakecollins.com.
E. Blake Collins Funeral Home
159 George Avenue Wilkes-Barre, PA 18705
Published in Citizens' Voice on Nov. 15, 2013