Obituaries

Barbara A. Dougherty – 6/10/2021

June 12th, 2021

Barbara Dougherty (nee’ Brennan), 89, of Swarthmore died June 10th.  Known for her kindness and generosity, Barbara was born in Chester and lived in the area her entire life.  She was a 1949 graduate of Notre Dame High School.  Barbara worked at the Intermediate Unit as a teacher’s aide.  Her true vocation was caring for her family.

She was preceded in death by her husband George, daughter Catherine, son-in-law Michael Doyle, parents Martin & Rena Brennan, brothers John & James, and sister Mary Myer.

She is survived by her son George, daughters Mary Doyle, Patricia (Fred) Durst and Elizabeth, brother Martin (Ellen), 5 grandchildren – Martin, Julia, Molly, Bridget, Jack and 4 great-grandchildren, Cassandra, Juliana, Adalaine and Nyah.

A funeral mass will be held on Tuesday, June 15th at 11am at Notre Dame Catholic Church, Fairview Road and Michigan Avenue, Swarthmore, PA.  Calling hours will be from 9am to 11am at the church.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Woodlyn Fire Company, 228 Fairview Road, Woodlyn, PA  19094.

5 thoughts on “Barbara A. Dougherty – 6/10/2021

  • By Jeff Burke on

    My deepest sympathy in the passing of your mother. I have always thought highly of her and truly appreciate her kindness and have fond memories of times spent with your family. Although she will be greatly missed, may you find solace in knowing she is with the Lord.

  • By Barbara Barasha Ebner on

    Our family was saddened to hear of your Moms passing.
    Always remember a wonderful smile and gentle way. May she rest in peace with those that went before her.

  • By Mary Phillips on

    George, your mother was truly bless to have a son like you! My heart and prayers go out to you.

  • By John A. Griffiths on

    George I am very sorry to hear of your Loss. I know you were a caring, doting son through our many conversations at work. I know her passing will be tough to reconcile but she is in a better place now. I will say a prayer for you and your family today and tomorrow.

    Gob Bless

  • By Nate and Nikki Morey on

    Our thoughts are with the Durst and Doyle Families on the passing of Mrs. Doughtery. Know that we send healing thoughts and prayers to your families during this difficult time.

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