Anita Doherty


BERLIN, N.H. – Anita Doherty, 86, a resident of Coos County Nursing Home in Berlin, N.H., passed away on Tuesday, July 10, at the Androscoggin Valley Hospital.

She was born in Berlin, N.H., on July 4, 1921, the daughter of Arthur and Nelida (Arsenault) Dionne and was a lifelong resident. She was a member of St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish.

Members of her family include two sons, Edouard Doherty, and his wife, JoAnn, of Berlin, N.H., and Alex Doherty, and his wife, Gail, of Gorham, N.H.; three daughters, Pauline Clark, and her husband, Kenneth, of Berlin, N.H., Julie Labrecque, and her husband, Norbert, of Berlin, N.H., and Lucie Grondin, and her husband, Richard, of Berlin, N.H.; 11 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Philibert Dionne of Lewiston and Omer Dionne of Santa Fe Springs, Calif.; three sisters, Bernadette Cyr of Lewiston, Rita Cote of Lewiston and Doris Deraps of Lewiston; nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was predeceased by her husband, Maurice J. Doherty; a grandson, Steven Clark; a great-grandson, Brandon Clark; a brother, Paul Dionne; and two sisters, Rosanna Roy and Jeannette Rioux.