Joan F. Doherty

Born: Mon., Nov. 17, 1941
Died: Wed., Mar. 25, 2015


Recitation of the Rosary

7:00 PM Mon., Mar. 30, 2015
Location: Burns Mortuary

Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 AM Tue., Mar. 31, 2015
Location: St. Mary's Catholic Church

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Joan F. Doherty

November 17, 1941 – March 25, 2015


Joan Doherty, 73, of Lexington, OR died March 25th, 2015.  She is survived by her husband of 48 years, William J. Doherty; her five children, Kierin Doherty, Katherine Knop, Brian Doherty, John Doherty, Timothy Doherty; and eleven grandchildren.

A graduate of Umatilla High School, 1960, she enjoyed swimming, cheerleading, and volleyball.  She attended Gonzaga University after high school and then married William Doherty in 1967.  She and her husband moved to SandHollow, near Lexington, OR, where she lived there onward. She enjoyed raising her children, gardening, and making harvest lunches. She taught Catechism at Our Lady of Angels in Hermiston, OR and later attended Mass regularly at St. Andrew’s in Mission, OR.

Joan enjoyed reading, spending time with her family, and watching Gonzaga basketball along with Notre Dame football.

Her funeral Mass will be co-celebrated by Fr. Kumar Udagandla and Fr. Mike Fitzpatrick, on Tuesday, March 31st, at 10am at St Mary’s Catholic Church in Pendleton, OR with a rosary service preceding on Monday, March 30th, at 7pm at Burns Mortuary in Pendleton, OR.  Sign the online guestbook at  Burns Mortuary of Pendleton is handling arrangements. 

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