Sister Kathleen Doherty B.V.M.
Doherty BVM, Sister Kathleen (Patrick Louis) 94, died February 9, 2017, at Caritas Center in Dubuque, Iowa. Burial is in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Dubuque. In Chicago, Sister Kathleen taught at St. Jerome ES and St. Mary HS; served as parish secretary and adult education teacher at Holy Family Parish and Westside Employment and Education Center; and was coordinator/treasurer for St. Mary Alumnae Association. She taught elementary school in Hempstead, NY, and secondary school in Sioux City, Iowa. She was born in Waterloo, Iowa, August 24, 1922, to Patrick B. and Mary (Salz) Doherty. She entered the BVM congregation September 8, 1945, from St. Joseph Parish, Waterloo. She professed first vows on March 19, 1948, and final vows on August 15, 1953. She was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by cousins and the Sisters of Charity, BVM, with whom she shared life for 71 years. Memorials may be given to the Sisters of Charity, BVM Support Fund, 1100 Carmel Drive, Dubuque, Iowa 52003, or online at www.bvmcong.org/whatsnew_obits.cfm .
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