Elaine T. Doherty
Retired Tewksbury Hospital Nurse
NASHUA, NH: Elaine T. (Norton) Doherty, age 75, of Nashua, NH, a former longtime Tewksbury resident, passed away peacefully at her home in the care of her family on Wednesday, November 13, 2019.
She was the beloved wife of James E. Doherty, who passed away on February 8, 1993.
Born in Medford on June 14, 1944, she was the daughter of the late Patrick F. Norton and the late Nora (Carrigan) Norton.
Elaine was raised in Medford and Malden, and graduated from Malden Catholic High School.
Following high school, she attended the Tewksbury Hospital School of Nursing, where she received her nursing certification.
Elaine worked as a nurse at Tewksbury Hospital for many years until her retirement.
She enjoyed traveling to Ireland and Bermuda, reading a good book, and spending time with her family.
Elaine is survived by her three children, James E. Doherty, Jr. of Nashua, NH, Susan M. Fisher and her husband John of Pueblo, CO, and Michael P. Doherty of Henderson, NV; three grandchildren, John J. Fisher, Jr. of Denver, CO, Angela T. Fisher of Pueblo, CO, and Amanda V. Fisher of Salisbury, MA; her great grandson, James Rosencrantz of Pueblo, CO; two sisters, Barbara Drivas and Patricia Peters, both of Nashua, NH; also many nieces, nephews, and extended family members.
Calling hours are Sunday, Nov. 17, from 2-5 p.m. at the Farmer & Dee Funeral Home, 16 Lee St., Tewksbury. Her funeral procession will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 18, at the funeral home, followed by her Funeral Mass at 11:30 a.m. at St. Williams Church, 1351 Main St., Rte. 38, Tewksbury. Services will conclude with interment at Tewksbury Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Dana Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284 or the Epilepsy Foundation, 8301 Professional Place W# 230, Landover, MD 20785