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Edward A. Dougherty

Wilmington - Age 74 of Wilmington, DE passed away peacefully August 7, 2018 after a short battle with cancer.

Born in Wilmington, DE to the late George Dougherty Sr. and Gertrude Dougherty Denney; Ed served our country in the United States Army stationed in Germany. He enjoyed horse racing, the lottery, and going to the casino. His passion was his vegetable garden and sharing his harvest. Eddie was always a hard worker. Plumbing was his trade, working for various companies in Wilmington. He loved children. Eddie was always up for a good meal and enjoyed holiday parties and cook-outs at his sister Linda's house. He enjoyed spending time with his brother Paul and helping him with anything he needed. A true friend to all who knew his. He was will be greatly missed.

The family would like to thank John McMullin for being a good friend to Ed and Compassionate Care Hospice at St. Francis Hospital for making Ed's last days comfortable ones.

Predeceased by his sister, Marian and brother, Les; Ed is survived by his brothers, Ronald Sr., Paul and George "Joe" (Peggy); sisters, Elaine Cirillo, Linda Schofield, and Karen "Kay" Richardson; along with many nieces, nephews. and friends.

A visitation will be 10:00 am followed by a memorial service at 11:00 am, Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at the Schoenberg Memorial Chapel, 519 Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington, DE 19809. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Compassionate Care Hospice, 248 E. Chestnut Hill Road, Suite 4, Newark, DE 19713 (

Published in The News Journal on Aug. 12, 2018
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