Grace Dougherty
Grace Dougherty

Funeral is Private

Obituary of Grace A. Dougherty

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Grace A. Dougherty, 89, of South Orange passed away on Tuesday May 31, 2022.


Funeral is private. Arrangements by Preston Funeral Home, South Orange.


Grace was born in Jersey City but had lived in South Orange for the past 54 years. She was a graduate of Jersey City High School. She was a librarian over 25 years for the Millburn Public Library retiring in 2017.


She was predeceased by her son Joseph W. Dougherty and her brother Joseph A. Dougherty. She is survived by her children Richard Dougherty and Alaine Oswald.


In lieu of flowers contributions to St. Judes Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1905 or ASPCA, 424 E. 92nd Street, New York, NY 10128-6804 would be appreciated.


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“Everyone who knew Grace loved her, she will be dearly missed. Rest in peace Mom.”

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