Margaret Stewart Dougherty

Death Notices June 25, 2014 0 Comments

Margaret Stewart Dougherty died on June 5 of natural causes. She was 97 years old. Born in Chestnut Hill to Henry B. and Margaret Magee Stewart, Margaret attended Ravenhill Academy and later studied under Maria Montessori in London. She returned to Chestnut Hill and married Norbert Dougherty, a Penn grad from Philadelphia. They raised five children before retiring to Coconut Grove, FL. After Norbert’s death, Margaret moved to Los Angeles to be closer to two of her daughters. She is survived by her children Annette Collins and Margot Dougherty of Los Angeles Michael Dougherty of Shanghai and Tacoma and Stewart Dougherty of West Virginia, and by six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Her daughter Deri Dougherty died in 1997.

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