Joan M. Dougherty

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Joan M. Dougherty Obituary
Joan M. Dougherty of Broomall Joan M. (nee Kilpatrick) Dougherty, 77, died on July 14, 2012, surrounded by her loving family. Joan was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was a graduate of West Catholic High School for Girls, class of '53. She was a member of Llanerch Country Club where she played in the women's golf league and card group. She was an avid reader who loved gardening and spending vacations at the shore. She enjoyed playing cards, travel, the theater, and spending time with her sorority group. Her favorite role was as Mom-Mom, enjoying time with her 32 grandchildren and as a loyal spectator at their many activities. Joan was the beloved wife of Donald A. Dougherty, Sr., having celebrated their 57th wedding anniversary on June 18th. She was the loving mother of Don (Donna), Michael (Eileen), Bob (Anne Marie), Jim (Patti), Joan (Pat) Sullivan, Tricia (Steve) Giordano, Betsy (Ed) Grose, Ed (Lisa) and Steven (Kristin) Dougherty. She is also survived by her 32 adored grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing, 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, July 18, at The Donohue Funeral Home, 3300 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square, PA 19073 (610-353-6300) and her funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Thursday, at St. Pius X Church, 220 Lawrence Road, Broomall, PA 19008. Int. Ss. Peter & Paul Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions in Joan's memory to St. Jude Children's Research Center, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis TN 38105, would be appreciated. Online condolences: www.donohuefuneralhome.com.

Published in The Daily Local on July 17, 2012
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