Barbara T. Doherty
Barbara T. (Predki) Doherty, 74, of Derry, NH passed away peacefully in her home on Sunday, September 11, 2022 following a brief illness. She was the loving wife of retired Firefighter, Richard E. Doherty, Sr., with whom she shared fifty-eight years of marriage.
Born in Lynn and raised in Salem, MA, she was the daughter of the late Theodore M. and Winifred A. (Creamer) Predki. A graduate of Salem High School, Class of ’64, it was there that she met Richard, the love of her life. The couple married that year and raised their family in Salem. As the children entered later school years, she worked in the executive offices of Shetland Industries in Salem.
The couple moved to Derry in 1985 where she worked for the Derry Bank & Trust Co. The last eleven years of her career were in the Ophthalmic Office of Dr. Gerald Spindell as his scheduler.
Barbara was devoted to her family, extended family and friends. She enjoyed her work and her home. She will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved her.
In addition to her loving husband, she is survived by three sons; Richard E. Doherty, Jr. of Salem, MA, Daniel W. Doherty and wife Tammy of Port Charlotte, FL, Stephen P. Doherty and fiancée Sarah of Nashua, NH, her sisters, Mary A. Lapham of Culpeper, Virginia and Joan Gagne of Peabody, MA. She also leaves five grandchildren; Felicia Doherty, Jamie Lee, Alyssa and Daniel Doherty, Jr. and Justin Doherty as well as seven great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to her graveside service on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Mary Cemetery, 226 North St.,[ Route 114] Salem, MA. Guests are to meet on the avenue of the main gate by 10:45 AM. In lieu of flowers, kindly consider a memorial contribution to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Arrangements are by the Levesque Funeral Home of Salem, MA. For guestbook and to send a message of support to her family please visit www.LevesqueFunerals.com .