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“Dear Katie, Our deepest sympathy to you & your family. We are so sorry to hear about you losing your Mother. Hoping that your faith will sustain you...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Bill & Brenda Carrier - Mokena, IL

“Kathy was a reliable colleague, dedicated to supporting the development of the students with whom she worked. She always gave her best effort to...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Michele Shields (Dent)

“Dear Doherty family: May God bless you all with His support and Compassion at this very difficult time for you. Kathleen was a beautiful mother and...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Louis Miceli - Munster, IN

“So very sorry for your loss. I enjoyed working with Kathy, she was so full of spirit, determination and dedication towards helping children. I...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Janice Kasper - New Lenox, IL

“My condolences to Jim and the children! God was Merciful to take her so quickly. No doubt Matthew Maximilian requested it so. So sorry that I can't...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Fr. Gregory Veneklase - MI

“So very saddened and sorry for your loss. Many memories of your family at ball games and Jimmy's mom always being upbeat and so supportive. She was...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Richard Pildes - Chicago, IL

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire family. May Kathy Rest In Peace ❤❤ So sorry for your loss ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Paul and Patty Szczasny - IL

“I will always remember how much fun it was to work with Kathy at Joliet Public Schools. She was always smiling and happy to pitch in not to mention...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Lydia McKanna Granda - Joliet, IL

“Mom, you were the absolute best. I couldn't ask for a better woman to be my mother. You are my best friend and my inspiration. I tried to make you...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Katie Rose Doherty - Frankfort, IL

“So sorry for your loss, Jimmy.Our heartfelt prayers are for you and your family. ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: Bill & Shepke - Schaumburg, IL

“I never got to know Kathleen Doherty, but she must have been an amazing person because she raised a wonderful son, Jimmy Doherty. His maturity,...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Justin Rivera - Chicago, IL


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Kathleen A. Doherty (nee Broda)
60, of Frankfort, passed away Wednesday, February 1, 2017 surrounded by her family and friends after a courageous battle with cancer. Kathy was born in Evergreen Park to the late Eugene P. and Patricia A. (nee Smith) Broda. Beloved wife of James M. Doherty; loving mother of Katherine R. Doherty, Elizabeth A, (Matthew) Kurnat, James P. "Jimmy" Doherty, Michael J. Doherty, and the late Matthew M. Doherty; cherished grandmother of Ryan and Daniel Kurnat; dear sister of Janice (James) Keane, Andrew (Karen Pierson) Broda, and Mary T. Helinski; numerous nieces, nephews and many friends also survive. Kathleen was a dedicated early childhood educator and a passionate, faithful member of the Roman Catholic Church. Family will receive friends at Kurtz Memorial Chapel, 102 E. Francis Rd, New Lenox on Saturday, February 4, 2017 from 2pm – 8pm. Funeral will be held on Monday, February 6, 2017 with prayers at the funeral home at 9:30am and then to St. Jude Catholic Church, 241 Second Ave. New Lenox for Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00am. Interment Good Shepherd Cemetery, Orland Park.