Hugh Benedict Doherty

September 8, 1930April 11, 2021
Obituary of Hugh Benedict Doherty
Hugh Benedict Doherty (Co. Donegal, Ireland) September 8, 1930 – April 11, 2021 Proud 65 year Member of Local 721 – Ironworkers. Devoted husband to Gerdie (nee Murphy) (deceased). The best father to Hugh (Sandy), Danny (deceased), Kevin (Vicki), Maureen (Kevin) and Aidan Carr. An even better grandfather to Michael (Jill), Katelyn (Brad), Kevin Jr., Siobhan, Liam and Charlie. Great grandfather to Emelia and Mackenzie. Doherty: Brother to Tim (Iris), Michael, Paddy (Pat), Bridget, Tony (David). Brother in law to Susan and Mary. Predeceased by Mary (Josie), Tommy, Phoncie, Jim and John. Murphy: Brother-in-law to Dick (Betty), Margaret and Nora. Predeceased by Mary (Tom), Frances (Mike), Jerry and Stan. Uncle and Friend to many in Ireland, England, U.S. and Canada. Visitation at Paul O’Connor Funeral home on Thursday, April 15th. Funeral Mass at Corpus Christi Catholic Church on Friday, April 16th at 11 a.m. Burial at Holy Cross Cemetery. Please contact Hugh at 433 0446 for attendance details and confirmation for visitation, Mass and/or cemetery. Special thanks to the doctors and nurses at Michael Garron Hospital that contributed to Hugh’s quality of life these last few years; and to Dr. Kevin Workentin who was extraordinary in the care and compassion he provided. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Corpus Christi Catholic Church or Michael Garron Hospital Foundation. Hugh was a giant of a man; not in stature but in the life experience he gave us. He provided unparalleled strength, kindness and selfless love to his wife, children, grandchildren, extended family and friends. We were lucky to have him. He will never be forgotten. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Funeral Service will be private by invitation only. The Funeral Service will be broadcasted via live link on Friday April 16, 2021 at 11: 00 am. For those who wish to attend virtually please visit the link

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