Danvers, MA — Patricia Ann (Cyr) Doherty 83, left this world to join her Savior and loved ones on Thursday, December 13th, 2012, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born in Salem, Mass., to Odilon J. Cyr and Margaret E. (MacGilvary) Cyr on June 13, 1929. She was raised by her Memere and her Papa and attended St. Joseph’s School (The French School) in Salem.
She worked at Marsten’s Trucking and Almy’s before joining the community known as Danvers Town Hall. She worked in the accounting office for 15 years before moving to the Public Works Department where she retired from in 1996.
Pat was a woman of profound and deep faith. She loved to sing and she and her husband Jack spent years singing under the direction of Paul Madore and Richard Oulette as members of The Madrigals. She was a longtime member of the Danvers Catholic Couples Club and The Admissions and Security Staff at The Topsfield Fair.
A proud member of Lake Shore Park in Gilford, NH, since 1976, where she enjoyed Saturday Night Dances, sunning on the beach, and hosting many parties. Her greatest joy in life was her family with a very special emphasis on her grandchildren. Pat loved to read, do needlepoint, crochet, knit and watch her “shows”.
Pat is survived by her two daughters and sons-in-law; Colleen and Steve Warren, with whom she resided, Ann and Chuck Callahan, all of Danvers, and her eldest son Dr. Michael Doherty and his fiancé Pam Lafazanis of Nashua, NH, and Naples, Fla. She leaves behind her grandchildren Katelyn and Kevin Silva, Alexandria and Gregory Mikolon, Julianna and John Curtis, Samantha Callahan, Justin Doherty, Seth Doherty, and Rachel Doherty-Greenlaw. She is also survived by her five great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband Jack, with whom she shared 37 years of marriage, as well as her two sons, Paul and Kevin Doherty, and her siblings, Jane Stone, Hugh and John Cyr.
ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are kindly invited to visitation on Sunday in the Mackey Funeral Home, 22 Conant St, Danvers, from 3 to 67 p.m. A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday in St. Richard Parish, Forest Street, Danvers, at 10 am. Burial in Annunciation Cemetery, Danvers. To leave a condolence for the family see www.mackeyfuneralhome.com