Myrle Ann (Roberts) Dougherty

DOUGHERTY, Myrle Ann (Roberts). 89 of Pocasset and Brookline passed away peacefully on October 13, 2021. She was the daughter of the late Norman O. and Helena Roberts of Brookline. Beloved wife of the late Thomas F. Dougherty, Sr. Devoted mother of Thomas “TD” and his wife Doreen, Joseph and his wife Janet all of West Roxbury. She was the loving sister of the late Kenneth Roberts and his late wife Carol of Newton. Devoted grandmother of Ryan, Paige, Patrick, Brooke and Maren. Loving aunt of Tracy (Roberts) Mead. She is survived by many brother and sister in laws, nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. Myrle Ann was a graduate of Brookline High School Class of 1950. Longtime employee of Children’s Hospital and Metropolitan Collection Bureau. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Aptucxet VFW Post (Bourne), Brookline Elks 886, longtime member of St. Mary’s Junior Catholic Daughters, and the Pierce School PTO. Myrle leaves many great longtime friends of Pocasset and Brookline. Funeral from the William J. Gormley Funeral Home 2055 Centre St. WEST ROXBURY, Wednesday, October 20th at 8:30am. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Mary of the Assumption Church, Brookline at 10 o’clock. Visiting hours Tuesday, October 19th from 4-8 pm. Relatives and friends invited. Interment MA National Cemetery, Bourne at 1:45pm. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to St Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or at
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