Nellie Docherty

November 19, 2020


Nellie Docherty

     Nellie Docherty, 96, of Chillicothe, died 8:35 a.m. Thursday, November 19, 2020 at her residence.

     She was born April 25, 1924, in Munhall, PA to the late Bruce and Nellie Little McGuire.  In 1945, she married John W. Docherty who died in 2004.

     Surviving are children, Susan Docherty, of Chillicothe, Bruce (Elizabeth) Docherty, of Melbourne, FL and Jim (Becky) Docherty, of Pittsburgh, PA; grandchildren, Daniel (Jamie) DeVivo, Andrew (Candice) Docherty, Anna Docherty, Victoria (Ron) Delaney, Elizabeth Docherty, Geoffrey Docherty and Emily Docherty; great grandchildren, Avery and Sam DeVivo and Fiona and Alice Docherty; step great grandsons, Dakota and Dalton Rash.  In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by sisters, Elsie O’Connor and Helen Richards.

     Nellie was a member of Rennerdale Presbyterian Church.  Prior to having children, Nellie had worked as a secretary for Beswick Electric, Danforth Electric and Pittsburgh Association for the Blind. 

     A private graveside service will be held in Jefferson Memorial Park, Pittsburgh, PA with Pastor Jodi Flack officiating.  There will be no calling hours.  Arrangements are under the direction of the WARE FUNERAL HOME, Chillicothe, Ohio.

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