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DOUGHTY, ELIZABETH YOUNG, 93 - (Betty to her friends) passed away at the age of 93 on November 7, 2012. She was born on March 14, 1919 in Morrisville, PA to parents Charles and Elizabeth Young. She attended Westchester State Teachers College and worked as a teacher in Pennsylvania. During World War II, she met and married Mervin C. Doughty of Oceanville. They moved to Sweetwater in 1952, and she lived there until her death. She worked for the Mullica Township School District. She taught primary grades at the Elwood School, the two room Nesco School, and the two room Agricultural School. Her favorite school was the Agricultural School where she worked with her good friend Leigh Butler. She is predeceased by her husband. Survived by her son Mervin R. Doughty; her daughter-in-law, Myra-Lynn J. Doughty; her grandsons John Mervin and Charles Thomas Doughty; her granddaughters Dorothy Elizabeth and Myra Beth Doughty and great-granddaughter Myra Amelia Doughty-Dorsette. Services will be private. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Elizabeth Y. Doughty Scholarship Fund â€" c/o Mullica Township School District, P.O. Box 318, 500 Elwood Road, Elwood, NJ 08217. Info and condolences to: www.boakesfuneralhome.com
Published in The Press of Atlantic City on Nov. 15, 2012