Anna Marie Dougherty


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Anna Marie Dougherty, 85, of 764 Specktown Road, Lykens, died Saturday, Nov. 10 at Hershey Medical Center, Hershey.

Born in Newton, July 9, 1927, she was a daughter of the late Phillip and Jen Stine.

She attended schools in Newtown and Branchdale, and was employed as a sewing machine operator for the former Morris Wapner, Tremont.

She was of the Catholic faith.

She loved going to casinos and listening to country music and Danny O'Donnell.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl "Docker" Dougherty, who died Dec. 24, 1980; three sisters, Sally Tracey, Katherine Zerbe and Viola Enk.

Surviving are a daughter, Karen Schwartz, and her husband, Glenn, Lykens; two grandsons, Timothy Schwartz and wife, Tammi, New Cumberland, and Christopher Schwartz and wife, Kathlynn, Elizabethville; five great-grandchildren, Krystal, Morgan, Alyssa, Justin and Spencer; a great-great-grandchild, Parker; a niece, Catherine Emerick; and a nephew, Donald Enk.

A graveside service was held Wednesday, Nov. 14, at St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, Tremont with the Rev. Curtis Zemencik officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her name to those devastate by the hurricane. Buffington-Reed Funeral Home, Valley View, is in charge of arrangements. Condolences can be left for the family at www.buffingtonreed.com.

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