Anna Dougherty

ANNA DOUGHERTY Anna A. Dougherty, 102, of Lansdale and formerly of Philadelphia, died Saturday, June 22, 2013. She was the wife of the late Frank J. Dougherty, who died January 21, 1974. Born May 7, 1911 in Temesvar, Hungary, she was the daughter of the late Anton and Rosa (Schorsch) Frank. Mrs. Dougherty was a longtime resident of the Rhawnhurst and Fox Chase neighborhoods in Philadelphia. She was a former member of the Resurrection of our Lord Church, Rhawnhurst, where she was active in the Seniors Club. Anna was a dedicated homemaker throughout her adult life. She was an avid reader and flower gardener who also enjoyed travelling and volunteering. Survivors include her children, Frank J. Dougherty and his wife, Margaret, of Homosassa, FL and Joseph J. Dougherty and his wife, Donna, of Hatfield; grandchildren, Paul Dougherty (Karla) of Oklahoma City, OK, Colleen Ross (Dean) of Charlotte, NC, Katie Dougherty of Roswell, GA, Jill Cleary (Daniel) of Havertown, and Karen Pinto (Joseph) of West Norriston; and six great-grandchildren, Jake, Radley, Paulie, Alice, Ryan, and Eleanor Anna. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers. Relatives and friends may call after 9:30AM Thursday, June 27, at St. Maria Goretti Church, 1601 Derstine Rd., Hatfield, followed by the Funeral Mass at 10:30AM. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery, Bensalem. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made in Anna's memory to the Medical Mission Sisters, 8400 Pine Rd., Philadelphia, PA 19111 or Food for the Poor, 6401 Lyons Rd., Coconut Creek, FL 33073. Arrangements are by the Huff & Lakjer Funeral Home, Lansdale.

Funeral Home

Huff & Lakjer Funeral Home - Lansdale
701 Derstine Avenue  Lansdale, PA 19446
215-855-3311
Published in The Reporter on June 25, 2013