Everett Dougherty Obituary

Everett C. Dougherty
Everett C. Dougherty

May 26, 1921 - October 3, 2017
Born in Brooklyn NY
Resided in South Hadley, MA
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Belchertown - Everett C. Dougherty, 96, passed away on October 3, 2017. Born May 26, 1921 in Brooklyn, NY, son of Charles and Evelyn Dougherty. Everett lived most of his life in Garden City, NY and moved to Belchertown in 2007. He proudly served his country in the US Army during WWII. Everett worked as an engineer for the New York Telephone Company for many years. He was a communicant of St. Francis Church and a Fourth Degree Sir Knight in the Knights of Columbus serving for over 50 years.

He will be deeply missed by two sons, Charles Dougherty and wife Mary of Spring, TX and John Dougherty and wife Maureen of Sharpsville, Indiana, as well as John's former wife Leslie Dougherty of Belchertown, MA. He also leaves two sisters, Ethel Hersey of Chesapeake,Virginia and Lois Sommers of Woburn, Massachusetts, four grandchildren, Kevin, Kyle, Rachel, Katherine and two great grandchildren Kaitlyn and Braden. Everett was preceded in death by his wife Theresa (Kielty) Dougherty in 2010.

A calling hour will be held on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 from 9:30-10:30 a.m at the Beers and Story Belchertown Funeral Home. Followed by a Funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. at St. Francis Church. Burial will be held on Thursday, Oct. 12 at 10:00 a.m. at the Massachusetts Veterans' Memorial Cemetery in Agawam. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to St. Francis Church, Belchertown, MA 01007. For more information, please visit www.beersandstory.com http://www.beersandstory.com/.

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Visitation
Beers & Story Belchertown Funeral Home
10 Maple Street
Belchertown, MA US 01007
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Service
St. Francis of Assisi Church
24 Jabish Street
Belchertown, MA 01007
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Service
Massachusetts Veterans' Memorial Cemetery
1390 Main St.
Agawam, MA US
Thursday, October 12, 2017
10:00 AM
Cemetery
Massachusetts Veterans' Memorial Cemetery
1390 Main St.
Agawam, 01001
Thursday, October 12, 2017
10:00 AM