Robert “Bob” Joseph Doherty

June 14th

Robert “Bob” Joseph Doherty, 55, of Syracuse, IN passed away on June 13, 2013 at the IU Health Goshen Hospital.  He was born on August 27, 1957 in Fort Wayne, IN to Albert & Marie (Park) Doherty.  On July 26, 1980 he married Sherry Lynn Pfeiffer.  He was a Mechanical Engineer having earned his degree from Purdue University.  He was a member of St. Andrews United Methodist Church in Syracuse.  Bob was a family man that loved spending time with his wife and kids and grandkids at the lake.  Bob is survived by his wife – Sherry Doherty.  Two daughters – Anita (Martin) Dunn, and Katy (Tim) Thirkettle.  One son – Joey (Yei Sol Woo) Doherty.  Four grandchildren – Joshua Dunn, Eliza Beth Thirkettle, Jessica Thirkettle, and Stephanie Thirkettle.  Mother – Marie Doherty.  Three sisters – Karen (Gary) Parke, Pam (Dave) DeKonick, and Linda (Tim) Travis.  He was preceded by his father & a brother Brian Doherty.  Visitation will be Monday, June 17, 2013 from 2-4 & 6-8 at the Eastlund Funeral Home.  Services will be Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at 11:00 AM at the St. Andrews United Methodist Church with 1 hour of calling prior to the service.  Interment will follow at the  Covington Memorial Gardens in Fort Wayne.

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