Eleanor Doherty, mother of Father James Doherty, C.S.C.

MILTON, Mass. — Eleanor (Walsh) Doherty died June 17. Beloved wife of the late James J. Doherty. She is survived by her children: Mary Doherty of Brookline; Eleanor; William Gerson of Harwich; Father James Doherty, C.S.C. of Taunton; Ann of Winston-Salem, N.C.; Elizabeth Madden of Milton; Edward of Harwich; and Catherine D’Amato of Denver, Colo. 

Doherty has 13 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She was the daughter of the late Edward and Nora (O’Halleron) Walsh and sister of Rita A. Walsh of Milton and the late Mary E. Walsh, Edward J. Walsh, Vincent P. Walsh, and the Father Paul T. Walsh. 

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Agatha Church in Milton on July 3.

Funeral arrangements were made by Dolan Funeral Home in Milton.

Memorial donations may be made to the James J. and Mary E. Doherty Fund at T. P. O’Neill Library, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Mass.

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