LANCASTER, Pa. - Kathryn L. Dougherty of Lancaster, formerly of Rye, died June 21. She was 97.
Dougherty was born in Sanford, Fla., to William and Lena Morrison. After graduating from nursing school, she moved to Rye. She worked at The Osborn Retirement Home for many years as a registered nurse. She was a parishioner of All Saints Church.
Dougherty is survived by her children, Kathy Dougherty (Charles) Tetrault and J. Kevin Dougherty (Nancy Borzain); and four grandchildren. She was predeceased by her parents; and husband, James Dougherty.
Calling hours are Friday, June 28 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Coxe & Graziano Funeral Home , 767 E. Boston Post Road, Mamaroneck, N.Y. (914) 698-5968. A Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 29 at All Saints Church on Harrison Ave. in Harrison. Interment will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Dougherty’s memory to the general scholarship fund specifically for traditional BSN nursing students:The College of Nursing, Villanova University, 800 Lancaster Ave., Villanova, PA 19085. c/o Dean M. Louise Fitzpatrick, Checks should be made payable to: “Villanova University”. Check Memo should read: "Kathryn Dougherty, RN Memorial"
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