FREDERICK — Leon Patrick “Pat” Dougherty, 77, of Frederick, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, at the Frederick Memorial Hospital.
He was the husband of Mary Jo Rowan Dougherty. They were married in Cumberland on Dec. 27, 1958.
Born in Cumberland on Dec. 2, 1935, Pat was a son of the late Emmett A. and Iva Donoughe Dougherty.
Pat was a graduate of LaSalle High School in Cumberland and the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. He was employed at several pharmacies in Frederick County and retired from Rite Aid. He was a member of Saint John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church and enjoyed yard work and gardening.
Surviving in addition to his wife are five children, Cheryl L. Dougherty, of Frederick, Jeffrey P. Dougherty and wife, Joni Kinsley, of Palm City, Fla., Donald J. “Don” Dougherty, of Mount Airy, Mary Pat Dougherty and husband Edwin Mackley, of Frederick, and Julie S. Brown and husband Steve, of Fernandina Beach, Fla.; four grandchildren, Chelsea Dougherty, Shannon Dougherty, Keegan Kinsley and Hagen Mackley. Also surviving are three brothers, A. Thomas Dougherty and wife Dolores, Frank Dougherty and wife Peggy, all of Cumberland and Michael Dougherty, of Pittsburgh, Pa.; and one sister, Kathleen Houck and husband Tony, of Springfield, Va. Many nieces and nephews, also survive.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Robert and James; and two sisters, Ruth Martin and Audrey Kelly.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m., on Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, at the Keeney and Basford Funeral Home, 106 East Church St., Frederick.
Memorial Mass will be held at noon on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at Saint John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, 118 East Second St., Frederick. Msgr. Richard Murphy, will be the celebrant.
Interment will follow at the St. Johns Cemetery, Frederick.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Frederick County, P. O. Box 1799, Frederick, MD 21702 or to a charity of ones choice.
Online condolences may be shared with the family at keeneybasford.com.