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Michael Doherty

Michael Doherty

Michael Doherty

Doherty, Michael “Bowl,” at 58 years, in Peabody formerly of Revere & Everett, July 10th, 2013, beloved husband of 16 years to Judith F. “Judi” (Dodge).  Cherished father to: Peter A. Morand Jr. & Jillian E. Morand both of Peabody, Jessica F. Perreault & her husband Joseph of Haverhill.  Dear brother of: William E. Doherty of Ft. Pierce, Fl., Russell E. Doherty & his wife, Linda of Revere & Susan J. Rothwell & her husband, Stephen of Hanson, MA.  Also lovingly survived by his granddaughter, Raegan F. Perreault, his mother-in-law, Theresa (Hanright) Dodge of Peabody & her late husband, Ralph E. Dodge.  Brother-in-law of: R. Steven Dodge of N.H., Karen DiSabatino & her husband, James of Georgetown, Michael T. Dodge & his wife, Rosemary, & Marla Dodge all of Peabody.  Many nieces & nephews also survive him.  Family & friends are invited to attend the funeral from the VERTUCCIO & SMITH HOME FOR FUNERALS, 773 Broadway (rte. 107), REVERE on MONDAY, July 15, at 9:30AM followed by a funeral mass in Immaculate Conception Church, (corner of Beach St. & Winthrop Ave.), REVERE at 10:30AM.  Visiting hours are Sunday only 4–8pm.  Parking available left of the funeral home.  Interment is private.  Born in Winthrop, he was raised & educated in Revere & lived here for over 25 years before moving to Everett for a brief time & to Peabody for the past 16 years.  Michael was an alumnus of Revere High School, Class of 1973.  He also was an alumnus of Bunker Hill Community College, Class of 1978.  He worked within the banking community most of his career in credit, spent 20 years at Citizens’ Bank & then went over to TD Bank of Burlington as a credit manager.  In 2007, Michael was struck down with a massive stroke, leaving him with severe effects with his motion & generalized function.  However, in spite of the insidious attack on his body, he pushed forward & regained enough mobility to allow him to live a most normal life.  Michael had a special nickname, “Bowl” which alludes to his immense worship & interest in the “Patriots” & “Red Sox.”  Michael was an avid member of the “Timebank” at Time Exchange of the North Shore & a member of the Adaptive Sports’ Association at Boston’s Spaulding Rehab & also a member of Paul Lydon’s Aquatic Center of Danvers.  He also was a member of the Board of Directors of the Peabody Rent Control Board.  As a young man, he was an active member of the former 27th Lancers-Immaculate Conception Reveries of Revere.  Michael’s strong refound faith in God & the Catholic Church inspired him to persevere beyond all expectations of the medical community & allowed him not only to beat the odds but to become a beacon of hope for many victims of severe stroke disease.  In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the American Heart & Stroke Assoc., 20 Speen St., Framingham, Ma. 01701-4688.


Visiting Hours

Sunday, July 14th, 2013 from 4 – 8 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Monday, July 15th, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. in the Immaculate Conception Church, Revere.


Will be private.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the American Heart & Stroke Association, 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701-4688.

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  1. Jared Hook
    Jul 15 2013

    My deepest sympathy to Judy and the Doherty family.Michael was a really great guy. I feel very privileged to have known him.

  2. Bertha Mulley
    Jul 15 2013

    I am so sorry to hear of Michael’s passing. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. With deepest sympathy, Bertie

  3. Christa Ferguson-Cooke
    Jul 15 2013

    My deepest sympathies to Judi and the entire family Michael was a fine man and will sorely missed by many God Speed RIP

  4. Gary Covitz and family
    Jul 14 2013

    Our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Michael.
    Thank you Mike for sharing your life with us,
    Rest in peace brother
    Gary Covitz

  5. Robert Landau
    Jul 14 2013

    My sincerest condolences to Judy and the entire family. Michael epitamized what The Time Exchange stands for. He was generous, kind anloving. I am proud to have known him and Judy.

  6. Donna DeAngelis
    Jul 14 2013

    Judi, I send my sincere condolences to you and your family. Michael was a great guy. He will always be in your heart and you’ll think of him every day. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Rest in peace, Michael. Donna

  7. Faith Condon
    Jul 13 2013

    My sympathies to Judy her family and the entire Doherty family. Michael was just such a wonderful sincere person and was loved by all who knew him. We shall miss him dearly.

  8. Carol & John Ketner
    Jul 13 2013

    Judi and family – We send our deepest sympathy to all of you! We knew Michael from his Shawmut Bank days and we both have memories of a very kind person who always had a smile for everyone! We were part of a really great group of co-workers and Michael will truly be missed at our next reunion! Treasure your memories – I know we will! Prayers and Love to you and your family!
    Carol & John Ketner

  9. Kathy Green
    Jul 12 2013

    Deepest condolences to Judy and the entire family. Michael was so loved by everyone, which is a great testament to him. I’ll miss seeing you at the DC shows. I’ll always cherish the picture of you and Annie going to the prom. Rest in peace Michael. Love yah!

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