Josephine A. (Syryca) Dougherty

June 24, 1928 ~ October 12, 2020 (age 92)


Josephine A. Dougherty 92, of Plainville passed away peacefully at home on October 12, 2020.

Josephine was born on June 24, 1928 in Shenandoah, PA. She is the daughter of the late Frank and Mary Syryca. She enjoyed walking; playing her organ, crocheting and she loved her church.

Josephine is survived by her 5 children: Edward (Michelle) Dougherty, of Girardville, PA, Claire O’Connell, of Clearwater, FLA, Joseph (Susan) Dougherty, of Glastonbury, CT, Francis Dougherty, of Cromwell, CT and Robert (Diane) Dougherty, of Plainville, CT; her 10 grandchildren: Kevin Dougherty, Bill, Shawn and Ryan Corrigan, Michael and Collin Dougherty, Christopher and Bethann Dougherty, Eric and Kyle Dougherty; and her 4 great grandchildren: Timothy, Lilly, Ava, and Keira. Josephine was predeceased by her brother, John and sister, Frances, her husband, Joseph Dougherty and her sons, Kevin and John.

A Graveside service in celebration of Josephine’s life will be held on Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 11:00 AM at West Cemetery, 180 North Washington Street, Plainville, CT 06062. Family and friends attending are required to wear face coverings, maintain social distancing, and follow all guidelines from the CDC. Donations can be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 101 Centerpoint Drive, Suite 107 Middletown, CT 06457.

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Graveside Service
October 15, 2020

11:00 AM
Plainville West Cemetery
180 North Washington Street
Plainville, CT 06062

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