Mary E. Daugherty

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Mary E. Daugherty

AGE: 90 • Bear

Mary Ellen Daugherty, age 90, of Bear, DE, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, May 14, 2014. Mary worked as a "Rosie the Riveter" in the defense plants in Baltimore during WW II. She drove for Stapleford's Bus Company in the Colonial School District 30 years before retiring.

Mary is survived by 5 sons: Louis T. Daugherty, Jr. (Alice), Jan R. Daugherty (Barbara), Christopher Daugherty, Charles Daugherty, and Stanley Daugherty; 6 grandchildren: Hank (Angie), Katie (Matt), Christopher, Dylan, Kylea, and Robert; and 1 great granddaughter, Ava. She was preceded in death by her husband, Louis T. Daugherty; and granddaughter, Georgi.

A visitation will be held Saturday, May 17, 2014 from 10-11 AM in the Strano & Feeley Family Funeral Home, 635 Churchmans Rd., Newark, DE 19702 followed by a service in celebration of Mary's life at 11 AM. Burial will be in Gracelawn Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Mary's memory to the SPCA, 455 Stanton Christiana Rd., Newark, DE 19713. For directions or to send an online condolence visit

Strano & Feeley

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Strano and Feeley Family Funeral Home
635 Churchmans Road Newark, DE 19702
(302) 731-5459
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Published in The News Journal from May 15 to May 17, 2014