Obituary of H. Patrick Dougherty
H. Patrick Dougherty, 78, of Silverdale, passed away June 11, 2022, at Grand View Hospital in Sellersville. He was the beloved husband to Lois (Penzenik) Dougherty to whom he was married for over 53 years.
Born December 9, 1943, in DuBois, PA he was a son of the late Hugh E. and Lenore E. (Dawson) Dougherty. Patrick was a graduate of DuBois Area High School class of 1961 and attended Penn State University.
He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Perkasie and sang in the choir since he and Lois moved to the area in 2013. Patrick was employed as a computer programmer and systems analyst for Xerox and then Electronic Data Systems for 40 years until his retirement in 2008. He enjoyed playing the piano and organ, playing golf with his wife and family, fishing, and especially hunting with his sons and grandson in DuBois. He was a devoted and passionate Pittsburgh sports fan always wearing his black and gold. Patrick loved spending time with his family, whether it was helping his sons around the house or picking up his grandchildren from school, he enjoyed the family time and family gatherings.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his sons, Mark Dougherty of Silverdale, and John Dougherty and his wife, Kristina, of Hatfield; and his granddaughters, Allison and Katelyn Dougherty.
He was predeceased by his grandson Colin Patrick Dougherty and his brother Dr. Robert E. Dougherty.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Funeral at 11 AM on Thursday, June 16, 2022, at Trinity Lutheran Church 19 S. 5th Street Perkasie, PA 18944. Friends are invited to his viewing on Wednesday, June 15, from 6 – 8 PM at the R. L. Williams, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc. 3440 Skippack Pike Skippack, PA 19474, and again on Thursday from 10-10:45 AM at Trinity Lutheran Church. Burial will be private for the family at Jefferson Memorial Park, Pittsburgh, PA. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to Trinty Lutheran church at the address above. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.RLWilliamsFuneralHome.com