Saugus, formerly of Burlington- Mr. Anthony F. Doherty, Jr., age 63, died on Wednesday, July 24th at his residence in Saugus. He was the husband of Mrs. Donna (Riccobene) Doherty.
Born and raised in Burlington, he was the son of Rose (Turco) Connors of Burlington and the late Anthony F Doherty. He was a loving husband and father, a graduate of Burlington high School, and worked as a foreman and locksmith at the Massachusetts Port Authority for 39 years. He relocated to Saugus where he took great pride in keeping his home of 32 years to a high standard.
In addition to his wife and mother, Mr. Doherty leaves two daughters, Amanda Johnson and her husband Brian of Saugus and Dana Swartz and her husband Jason of Saugus; two grandchildren, Chloe and Kyle; four sisters and three brothers, Karen Weadick of Tyngsboro, Paula McMahon of Burlington, Kurt Doherty of Burlington, Mary Connors-Adams of N. Easton, Anne Kauffman of Nashua, NH, Paul Connors of Saugus and John Connors of Saugus; and many nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Care Dimensions, 75 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA, 01923 or at www.caredimensions.org/giving/ .
Relatives & friends are invited to attend visiting hours in the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, 549 Lincoln Ave., SAUGUS on Sunday from 2 - 5 p.m. Funeral from the funeral home on Monday 9 a.m. followed by a funeral mass in Blessed Sacrament Church, 14 Summer St., Saugus at 10 a.m. Interment Riverside Cemetery, Saugus.
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