Edith "Bruce" Doherty

April 1, 1915 ~ January 6, 2010

JENNINGS Funeral services for Mrs. Edith “Bruce” Brewster Nims Doherty, 94, will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, January 9, 2010 in St. Lukes Episcopal Church with Rev. Kathleen Doherty-Ogea officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Miguez Funeral Home of Jennings. Funeral home visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. today, Friday and 8:00 a.m. Saturday until time of services. Mrs. Doherty died at 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, January 6, 2010 in the Jennings American Legion Hospital. Mrs. Doherty was a 64 year resident of Jennings and a homemaker. She was a board member of Carnegie Public Library, member of St. Lukes Episcopal Church, active member of the Parent/Teacher Organization and active member of both Girl and Boy Scouting Organizations. Survivors include two daughters, Kathleen L. Doherty-Ogea and husband Herman, Janice Doherty Benoit and husband Larry both of Jennings; one son, Glenn F. Doherty and his wife Debby of Raceland, LA and one brother-in-law Dolan Doherty of Evangeline; four grandchildren, Chris, Nathan, Rick and Ellisa; four great-grandchildren, Autumn, Collin, C.J. and Riley.

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  1. Kathi and family, as you WELL know, I spent many nights at the Doherty house during my early years….and we always had such a great time. One of my wedding showers was also held at the Doherty house There are SO many good memories from my times spent with this family. I'm thankful that you were able to spend lots of years together. My prayers are with you. Love, Amy

  2. Although we cannot be there, we are with you in spirit. Sending love, joy, light and peace. It was great that Aunt Bruce was able to meet Elise . . . I have a photo of them (Uncle Glenn too) together. Our support and prayers are with you all in this difficult time. We rejoice in Aunt Bruce's life! Asking for healing angels to surround you all. Kathi, thanks for being a friend and keeping in touch with us. You have been a wondeful cousin to me. Tillie

  3. We would like to extent our condolence to Glen, Janice, Kathy, her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was a wonderful lady and will be missed by all who knew and loved her. She lived a long full beautiful life, may we all be as blessed.

  4. My sympathies, prayers, and thoughts are with all of you during this time of loss. We all know she is in a better place, but the pain of her loss is with us. Mrs Doherty(Bruce) was loved by all of us. I am sorry we did not come to the wake, but our love and thoughts were with all of you. All our love, Jaclynne, Johnny, and Family

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