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DERRY, NH - James (Skip) J. Doherty, 83, of Derry, N.H., died Thursday, January 4, 2018, in Pleasant Valley Nursing Center, Derry, N.H. He was born in Queens, N.Y., on February 25, 1934, a son of Joseph and Jeanette. Skip loved the ocean and enjoyed building model ships in his free time as well as cruising the Caribbean with his family and friends. He was a Navy veteran and served during the Korean War.
He is survived by his son, Jim Doherty and wife, Beth; daughter, Maureen Brown and husband, Michael; 10 grandchildren, Casey, Allie, Erin, Megan, Kali, Kathryn, Shamus, Molly, Evelyn and Jack; and sister, Eileen Smith; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his loving wife, Catherine, and daughter, Catherine Wade.
Calling hours were held on Tuesday, January 9, 2018, from 10 to 11 a.m. in the Peabody Funeral Home & Crematorium, 15 Birch St., Derry. The burial will followed in Forest Hill Cemetery, East Derry Road, East Derry. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to assist the family with funeral expenses. To send a condolence or for more information, please visit, www.peabodyfuneralhome.com.
Published on January 9, 2018
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