Posted on Friday, 31st August 2012 | CHESTER
Marguerite (Conway) Doherty, 94, of Manchester, died August 30, 2012 at Villa Crest Retirement Center after a brief illness.
She was born in Manchester on March 18, 1918 to Thomas J. and Anne (Cremen) Conway. She graduated from St. Raphael School and West High School. She lived in Manchester most of her life and at Carlyle Place in Bedford for several years.
Marguerite was a lifelong communicant of St. Raphael Church and was a member of the Catholic Daughters of America, Catholic Medical Center Associates and Manchester Country Club.
She was predeceased by her husband, John E. Doherty in 1978, a son, Francis in 1947 and a daughter, Susan in 2011.
The family includes four children, John Doherty Jr. of Bedford, Robert Doherty and his wife, Rosemary, of Palatine, IL, Kevin Doherty and his wife, Nan, of Bedford and Barbara Doherty Dugas and her husband, Glenn, of Bow; 12 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
SERVICES: A calling hour is Tuesday from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory, 1799 Elm St., corner of North Street, Manchester. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday at 10 a.m. at St. Raphael Church, Walker Street, Manchester. Committal prayers will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, 448 Donald St., Bedford.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Catholic Charities of NH, Inc.
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