Hilda B. Dougherty, 90, of Jersey Shore, passed away Friday, Feb. 17, 2023 at ProMedica in Jersey Shore.
Born March 3, 1932 in Biscayan Cove, Newfoundland, Canada, she was a daughter to the late Peter John Sainbury and the former Minnie Rose. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Chesley and Jabez; two sisters, Edith and Ida Doris; two daughter-in-laws, Kim Dougherty and Denise Dougherty; a sister-in-law, Fledabelle J. Cohick; brother-in-law, Lavern Nelson.
She retired after 25 years from McCoy Corporation. She loved her job, going back to her hometown to visit her family and camping.
She is survived by her husband, Elery Newton "Newt" Dougherty, they were united in marriage on July 8, 1954; sons, John M. Dougherty, of Lock Haven, Richard A. (Diane) Dougherty, of Pottstown, Howard L. Dougherty, of Pottstown; brother, Berkley Sainbury, of Pouch Cove, Newfoundland, Canada; brother-in-laws, Ken Eugene Dougherty and Robert Lee Dougherty; 7 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren.
Services will be announced at a later date.
Memorial contributions in Hilda's name may be made to the Antes Fort United Methodist Church, 19 4th St., Antes Fort.
Arrangements are entrusted to Frederick B. Welker Funeral Home, Jersey Shore.
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