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Geraldine E. Docherty

December 27, 1935 - March 10, 2024

Visitation: Friday, March 15th 4:00-7:00 p.m. Chesmore Funeral Home of Hopkinton

There will be a private burial the following day at The Gardens at Gethsemane Cemetery in West Roxbury

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Geraldine E. Docherty, 88, of Upton, passed away on Sunday, March 10, 2024. Born in Waltham, she was the daughter of the late Elvira (Graham) and Gerald Beaton. She was the wife of the late William J. Docherty.

A 22-year resident of Upton, Geraldine had previously lived in Framingham for 30 years. She was a member of the Hopkinton Senior Center and the bible study group at Faith Community Church in Hopkinton. Geraldine went to school for nursing, where she was the valedictorian of her nursing class. She worked at both Waltham and Emerson Hospitals and enjoyed her nurse group of friends. She also took pleasure in knitting.

Geraldine is survived by her children, William G. Docherty and his fiancee, Jennifer Gilbertson, of Rindge, NH, Kenneth Docherty and his wife, Carol of Framingham, and Robert J. Docherty and his wife, Lisa of Killingly, CT. She also leaves behind 10 grandchildren, Sarah, Will, Sam, Erin, Nicholas, Tom, Chris, DJ, Kendra, and Mike;  as well as 10 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held on Friday, March 15th from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at the Chesmore Funeral Home of Hopkinton, 57 Hayden Rowe St. A private burial will be held the following day in The Gardens at Gethsemane Cemetery in West Roxbury. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Friends of the Hopkinton Seniors, 28 Mayhew St. Hopkinton, MA 01748.