Thomas Francis Dougherty, Jr., 71, of Finksburg, died Thursday, April 15, 2021 at the Dove House in Westminster.
Born August 11, 1949 in San Diego, California, he was the son of the late Thomas F. Dougherty, Sr. and Frances Tighe Dougherty. He was the loving husband of the late Ida Jean Dougherty who died December 24, 2016. They had been married for 31 years.
Tom had retired from Verizon after 39 years as a telephone technician. He enjoyed fishing from his kayak and bass boat, playing one of his many guitars, the Orioles and Ravens, music, crabs and his pet dogs. He was a member of the communications union. He was also a member and volunteer at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Glyndon.
He is survived by daughter and son-in-law Holly and Steven McAllister, son and daughter-in-law James and Maegan Dougherty, brother Frank Dougherty and soon-to-be-born grandson Finnegan Thomas Dougherty.
A memorial service will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 63 Sacred Heart Lane, Glyndon, MD 21136 on Saturday, May 8, 2021 at 9:30 AM. A private inurnment will take place following the service. Masks must be worn at the church and social distancing will be in place.The Jeffrey N. Zumbrun Funeral Home, 6028 Sykesville Road, Sykesville, MD are assisting the family with funeral arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Sacred Heart Parish at www.shgparish.org/give.
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