Geraldine M. (Dudley) Doherty entered into eternal rest Thursday evening, October 15, 2020, at her home in Everett. She was 83 years of age. Born in Chelsea, she is the daughter of the late Oliver and Anna (Mayo) Dudley. Geraldine graduated from St. Rose High School in Chelsea, Class of 1955. Geraldine began her working career as a homemaker to her own home, to her husband, and to her five children.
Once her children were grown Geraldine dedicated 30 years as a secretary to Dr. David Mullane’s Office. She retired in 2005 when she was 72 years old. Geraldine was a long time Everett resident, which is where she has resided for the last 34 years. She enjoyed her retirement with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She will be greatly missed by all who loved her.
Geraldine is the wife of the late James J. Doherty, Jr., with whom she shared 35 years of marriage before his passing in 1994. She is the beloved mother of James A.
Doherty and his wife Debbra of Peabody, Linda M. Doherty of Ipswich, Barbara A. Recupero and her husband Giovanni of Ipswich, Margaret M. Sands and her husband
Barry of West Newbury, Michael E. Doherty and his wife Lynnelle of Everett. Sister of the late William Dudley, James Dudley, Florence Panico, Helen Avola, Theresa DeCicco, Marie Nigrelli. Also lovingly survived by 16 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.
Funeral from the Cara- fa Family Funeral Home in Chelsea, on Tuesday, October 20th followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady of Grace Church in Chelsea. Visiting hours were conducted in the Funeral Home on Monday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett.
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