Robert John Dougherty, Sr., of Enola, PA, passed away peacefully on November 21, 2014. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00AM, Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 225 Salt Road, Enola, PA, with a visitation from 10AM-11AM prior to the service.
The Reverends Michael Grab and Kenneth Smith will be celebrating the Mass. Burial will follow at Tri-County Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Lewisberry, PA.
Robert was born in Mechanicsburg, PA, on January 2, 1951. He graduated Trinity High School, Harrisburg Area Community College and received a Bachelor’s Degree at Shippensburg State University. He was a member of the Phi Sigma Chi fraternity.
Robert was married to his loving wife Marjorie (Gruver) Dougherty on September 7, 1985. They were married for 29 years.
Robert worked at Giant Food, Enola for over 15 years. He enjoyed Gettysburg Battlefield history, trains, and LA Fitness. He was a loyal third-degree Knight of the Knights of Columbus, Council 12404, Our Lady of Lourdes.
Robert is survived by his wife Marjorie; two sons Robert Jr. and Shaun; one brother, Thomas and his wife Roberta; and the rest of his family and friends.
Robert is preceded in death by his parents, William R. Dougherty and Patricia M. Dougherty (Clark).
The family of Robert Dougherty, Sr. wishes to thank the West Shore Hospital Emergency Room, 3rd floor ICU, 5th floor nurses, aids, and staff; Hospice of Central PA; as well as Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Father Michael Grab; and West Shore Hospital Chaplain (Father Kenneth Smith); Mario Billow, brother Knight and funeral director; and fellow Knights.
The Sullivan Funeral Home is honored to serve the Dougherty family.