Mary Dougherty
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Obituary of Mary Dougherty

Dougherty, Mary E. (Betty) on February 19, 2017 of Hamburg, NY. Beloved sister of Peggy (the late Eugene) Daley; dearest aunt of Robert (Nell) Daley, Mary Margaret (William) Holtz; great aunt of Richard and Margaret Holtz. Predeceased by twin, Robert, and brother Joseph.

Her love of education lasted 45 year for the Buffalo School district starting as a teacher, Guidance Counselor, and Assistant Principal at Lafayette High School. She was then promoted to Director of Business Education, Assistant Superintendent, and the first woman Associate Superintendent for the Buffalo Public School District. She was a member of the Wanakah Country Club where she enjoyed golf and was an avid bridge player.

Friends may call 3-7 PM, Tuesday, at the LAKESIDE MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, INC. (Crnr Rte. 5 & Camp Rds) 716-627-2919. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 AM, Wednesday, at St. Mary of the Lake Church, Hamburg. Please assemble at church. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her memory to a charity of your choice. Online condolences at