Doris D. Dougherty
August 11, 1935 – March 7, 2019
Doris D. Dougherty, 83, of Wayne, PA, passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 7, 2019 surrounded by her family. Doris was the loving wife of John P. Dougherty for 41 years. Doris was born in Vernfield, PA to the late Norman and Hannah (nee Nyce) Delp. She was a loving wife, mother, Mom-mom, homemaker, and partner in her husband’s business. Doris was a remarkable cook and enjoyed preparing meals for her family and friends, most especially over the holidays. She enjoyed gardening and bird watching, spending time with family & grandchildren, and traveling with her husband. Doris always put others before herself. She was strong, resilient, and kind, with unparalleled wit and a sense of humor that was paramount. There was no shortness of laughter when Doris was around. In addition to her husband, she is survived by 2 sons: Gary (Betty Ann Lunden) Kratz & Steve (Terry) Kratz; 3 grandchildren: Matthew, Suzanne (Kelly Hoy), and Jennifer Kratz. Also surviving are 2 siblings: David Delp & Dianne (Barry) Heverly along with many nieces and nephews. Doris was predeceased by a brother: Dale (Arlene) Delp and a grandson: Jason Kratz. Funeral Services will be private by the request of the family. “She’s in the sun, the wind, the rain; she’s in the air you breathe with every breath you take. She sings a song of hope and cheer, there’s no more pain, no more fear. You’ll see her in the clouds above; hear her whisper words of love. You’ll be together before long, until then listen for her song.” ~ Christy Ann Martine. Arrangements are with Alleva Funeral Home, Inc. Paoli, PA.
- Funeral services will be private by the request of the family
Doris D. Dougherty
March 11, 2019
I was Doris's first grand son when I was born and she took care of me when I was a year old and my grandmother and my grandfather did alot for me and my sister when we were growing up she was like a a mother figure to us and she did alot for the hole family