Rose Patricia (Ryan) Dougherty

November 2, 1938 ~ March 23, 2020 (age 81)

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Rose Patricia (Ryan) Dougherty, 81, of Kingwood, WV, died on Monday, March 23, 2020, with her family by her side at Pine Ridge in Kingwood.

Pat was born November 2, 1938, in Philadelphia, PA, a daughter of the late Daniel John and Rose Matilda (Myers) Ryan.

From 1973 until 1980, she worked for Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Camden, NJ as an Admissions Officer and as a Unit Secretary in the Emergency Room. She worked from 1980 until 2009 at Garrett Memorial Hospital in Oakland, MD, as a Unit Secretary; after her retirement Pat did Massage Therapy for Preston Memorial Hospital. Pat enjoyed quilting, going out to eat with family and playing the Dulcimer, which she taught herself to play.

She is survived by one son and spouse, William Ryan and Heather Dougherty of Finleyville, PA; three daughters and spouses, Cathy and John Strohmenger of Rumson, NJ, Tina and Rick Hawco of Oaklyn, NJ, Susan and Andy Knotts of Kingwood; one sister and spouse, Catherine and Jim Skokowski; seven grandchildren, Michael Hawco, Caitlyn Hawco, Allison Hawco, JD Strohmenger, Joe Strohmenger, Emily Knotts, and Eleanor Dougherty; one great-grandchild, Damon Hawco.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William “Bill” Reynolds Dougherty.

A graveside service will be held on Thursday, March 26, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Joseph Cemetery with Father Andy Switzer officiating. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at a later date.

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Graveside Service
March 26, 2020

11:00 AM
St. Joseph Cemetery
274 St. Joseph Church Road
Howesville, WV 26537

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