Jeanne M. Dougherty, volunteer

May 4, 2013

Jeanne M. Dougherty, 85, a volunteer and a member of the All Hallows Guild at Washington National Cathedral, died April 28 at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda.

She had complications from a series of strokes, said her daughter-in-law Robin Dougherty.

Jeanne Livingston Marsh was born in St. Augustine, Fla. She graduated from the old Chevy Chase Junior College and received a bachelor’s degree from Baltimore’s Goucher College in 1949.

Mrs. Dougherty was past treasurer of the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America and former chairwoman of the National Cathedral Flower Mart. Her memberships included the altar guild at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Chevy Chase, the women’s board of the Episcopal Church Home in Washington and the All Hallows Guild at Washington National Cathedral.

In 2011, she moved from Chevy Chase to Maplewood Park Place, an assisted living facility in Bethesda.

Her husband of 56 years, James Dougherty Jr., died in 2005.

Survivors include two sons, Gregg Dougherty of Bethesda and James Dougherty of Chevy Chase; four grandchildren; and one great-grandson.

Megan McDonough

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