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John Anthony Dougherty

January 16, 1957 — September 30, 2023

John Anthony Dougherty, age 66, of Versailles, PA, formerly of McKeesport, PA, died on Saturday, September 30, 2023. He was born in McKeesport, PA on January 16, 1957 and is the son of the late James “Ted” and Mary Ann Pomaibo Dougherty. John was employed in the food industry for many, many decades. He started in stock and worked up to managerial positions at Shop ‘n Save on Fifth Avenue in McKeesport. After leaving Shop ‘n Save in McKeesport, he was employed as a manager and worked several years at Alco Parking in Pittsburgh. He later was a manager at the Shop ‘n Save in Olympia Shopping Center and then in management at Shop ‘n Save in the Hill District. Currently, he was a grocery manager at the Shop ‘n Save in Bethel Park. He formerly served as an usher for the former St. Pius Church in McKeesport. John loved a good laugh and was not afraid to speak his mind. He was always willing to lend a hand to anyone who needed help. His presence will be dearly missed by all who knew him.

He is survived by his siblings, James (Barbara) Dougherty of Normalville, PA; Thomas (Jean) Dougherty of Duquesne, PA; Michael (Patti) Dougherty of West Mifflin, PA; Raymond (Lynn) Dougherty of White Oak, PA; Danny Dougherty of Versailles, PA; sister-in-law, Scarlet Dougherty of White Oak, PA; nieces and nephews, Beth Ann (James) Blair; Rebecca Dougherty; James (Tracy) Dougherty, Jr.; Tommy (Megan) Dougherty, Jr.; Timothy Dougherty; Christopher Dougherty; Stephanie (Chris) Elash; Erin Dougherty; Danielle (Zach) Chorik; many great nieces and nephews; great-great nieces and nephews; and his companion, Jody Vavrek.

In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by his brother, William P. Dougherty.

Family and friends will gather at Strifflers of White Oak Cremation and Mortuary Services, Inc., 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, supervisor, 412-678-6177) on Monday, October 2, 2023 from 2:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. when prayers will be held in the funeral home chapel.

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Monday, October 2, 2023

2:00 - 7:30 pm (Eastern time)

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