Vera Doherty

Vera Anne Doherty passed away on Feb. 22nd at the age of 95 of natural causes. Preceded in death by her husband, Edward, her brother, Edward and her son, Michael.
Vera was born August 20th, 1917 in San Francisco. She was a third generation San Franciscan who was a graduate of Presentation High School and was proud of her Irish heritage. As receptionist at the S.F. Museum of Modern Art, she enjoyed working and meeting many colorful patrons. One of her favorite activities was going to Lake Tahoe with her family.
Vera is survived by her sons Edward (Patti) and Robert (Daria); her daughter Vera-Anne and daughter-in-law Carol; her 12 grandchildren Christina, Hileigh, Matthew, Connor, Brian, Nathan, R.J., Danny, Marcus, Anita, Nicole and Trevor and 10 great - grandchildren.
Our family wants to extend our gratitude to the caregivers and staff at the University Mound Ladies Home where Vera spent her last 3 years.
A private service will be held this Wed. Feb. 27th for family members. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the University Mound Ladies Home.


Published in San Francisco Chronicle on Feb. 24, 2013