CARY - Thomas "Tom" Michael Doheny, 51, of Cary passed away unexpectedly on Friday, November 17, 2017. He was born on May 11, 1966 in Des Plaines, IL to Gerald and Rita (nee Kellen) Doheny. Tom will be deeply missed by his loving children Caitlin, Meghan, John, Jerry, and their mother Elizabeth "Liz" Doheny; life partner Sandra Avila and her daughters. Parents Gerald & Rita Doheny, siblings Margaret "Peggy" (Jim) Monson, Jim Doheny, Kathleen "Katie" (Don) Golliher. Tom had a large extended family and many loving friends. Tom, Owner of Doheny Equipment and Supplies was a successful business entrepreneur, who followed in his grandfather Earl's footsteps in the Sewer Cleaning Industry. Tom was well known for his 30+ year history in the sewer cleaning industry. He made significant professional contributions and had a true entrepreneur spirit. He had a passion for customer service and all who worked for him considered him a friend. Tom will be remembered for his unique sense of humor, love of flying, bike riding, artistic talent, boating, Tokyo drifting and his collection of uncommon one-of-a kind items. Most of all Tom loved spending time with and entertaining his family and friends. A celebration of Tom's life will be held on Friday November 24, from 3 until 7 PM at Davenport Family Funeral Home, 149 W. Main St. (Lake-Cook Rd), Barrington. A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday November 25 at 10 AM at Ss. Peter and Paul Church, 410 N 1st St, Cary, IL; where there will be a gathering an hour prior. In lieu of flowers, donations for Tom's children's' education can be made to, https://www.gofundme.com/college-fund-for-toms-children
For information, please contact Davenport Family Funeral Home, 847-381-3411. For online condolences please visit www.davenportfamily.com
Published by Daily Herald from Nov. 23 to Nov. 24, 2017.