Pearl F. (Herman) Doherty

April 5, 2006

Pearl F. (Herman) Doherty

PEARL F. (HERMAN) DOHERTY – in Somerville, April 5th. Beloved wife of the late George F. Doherty. Devoted mother of the late Patrick, Dennis, Thomas, and Michael Doherty. Dear grandmother of Thomas Doherty and his wife Kim of Somerville, Dennis Doherty of New Hampshire, Mark Doherty of Medford, and Meghan Doherty of Arizona. Also survived by her devoted niece, Judy Britt and her husband John of Woburn, and ten great-grandchildren. A memorial mass will be celebrated in St. Barbara’s Church, 138 Cambridge Road, Woburn, on Saturday, April 29th, at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. There are no calling hours. Donations may be made in Pearl’s memory to the Mass. Commission for the Blind, Boston Office, 48 Boylston Street, Boston MA 02116-4718. Arrangements by the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn.

OBITUARY:

Pearl F. Doherty, a resident of Somerville for most of her life, passed away at Somerville Hospital on Wednesday, April 5th, at the age of eighty-three. She was the wife of the late George F. Doherty.

Born in Boston, she was the daughter of the late Earl L. and Mary (Welch) Herman. She was raised in Roslindale and attended schools there. Following her marriage she lived in Quincy for a few years before taking up residence in Somerville, where she raised her family and remained until the time of her death.

For many years, Mrs. Doherty worked for the Waldorf Restaurant in Boston. In later years she worked as a clerk in the Registry of Deeds at the Middlesex County Courthouse.

In addition to her husband George, she was preceded in death by four sons, Patrick, Dennis, Thomas, and Michael.

Surviving are four grandchildren, Thomas Doherty and his wife Kim of Somerville, Dennis Doherty of New Hampshire, Mark Doherty of Medford, and Meghan Doherty of Arizona, her devoted niece, Judy Britt and her husband John of Woburn, and ten great-grandchildren.

A memorial mass will be celebrated in St. Barbara’s Church, 138 Cambridge Road, Woburn, on Saturday, April 29th, at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. There are no calling hours.

Donations may be made in Pearl’s memory to the Mass. Commission for the Blind, Boston Office, 48 Boylston Street, Boston MA 02116-4718. Arrangements are being handled by the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn.

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  1. Barbara Tronca
    Pearl, I will remember you always and all the happy times we shared. Till we meet again. I Love you, Barb

  2. MIT misses you already Pearl! I am relieved you are not suffering but I am certainly missing you.

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