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Andrew J. Dougherty Jr.

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Andrew J. Dougherty Jr. Obituary
Andrew "Andy" J. Dougherty, Jr., 54 Andy Dougherty, Jr., 54, of Upper Darby, Pa. passed away on his birthday, April 4th, 2013 from a long illness. A graduate of St. Joseph's Prep ('77) and Saint Joseph's University ('81), Andy worked in the sales industry, first as the district manager of Eagles Snacks, a subsidiary of the Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc. and later as an account executive with Verizon. He also worked for the Upper Darby School District and Saint Joseph's Athletics before retiring due to his illness. Active in the basketball community, Andy served as a manager in both high school and college, and was a manager of St. Joe's men's basketball team that upset #1 DePaul in the 1981 NCAA Tournament. He later coached the Central Life Hawks U12 team for a number of years, leading the squad to the 1980 AAU National Championship. He also was an assistant coach with the girls' basketball team at Archbishop Carroll in the 1980's and the St. Alice girls CYO team. Andy joined the Marines ROTC unit while in college and received an honorable discharge. He also served on the Board of Directors of the Upper Darby Bell Telco Federal Credit Union for over a decade. Survivors: Devoted husband of Anne Dougherty and loving father of A.J. Dougherty, Shannon (Joe) Crowley, Colleen Dougherty and Jimmy Dougherty. Grandfather of Anthony and Jayda. Brother of Larry, Brian and Brendan Dougherty and Mary Ficco. Also survived by his many nieces and nephews. Services: Relatives and friends are invited to visit the family Sunday, April 7, 2013, 6-8 p.m, The Donohue Funeral Home, 8401 West Chester Pike (cor. Lynn Blvd.), Upper Darby, and to his Funeral Mass Monday, April 8, 2013, 10:30 a.m., St. Laurence Church, 8245 West Chester Pike, Upper Darby, PA. Interment: Calvary Cemetery, West Conshohocken. In lieu of flowers: contributions to The Dougherty Children Education Fund, made payable to: Anne Dougherty, 218 Parker Avenue, Upper Darby, PA 19082 would be appreciated. Online condolences: www.donohuefuneralhome.com

Published in The Daily Times on Apr. 5, 2013
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