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Robert F. Dougherty

July 18, 1939 June 28, 2018
Robert F. Dougherty
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Obituary for Robert F. Dougherty

Robert F. Dougherty, a resident of Novi, police officer with the city of Detroit for twenty-five years, and security officer with Merck & Co. for twenty years, died peacefully at home, surrounded by family, on June 28, 2018 after a valiant battle with small cell lung cancer. He was 78 years old.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia in 2006, and his son, William in 2016. He is survived by his son, Robert; his daughters, Barbara (Michael) Flynn and Beverly Merchant; grandchildren, Kristina, Michael, Taylor, Cassie, Lindsay, as well as extended family members and dear friends.

Visitation will be held at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 404 E. Liberty St., Milford on Saturday, June 30, 2018 from 2 - 5 PM, with a time of sharing at 4 PM. 

Memorials may be made in his name to the American Cancer Society.

For further information phone Lynch & Sons, Milford at 248-684-6645.

Memorial Contribution

American Cancer Society

20450 Civic Center Drive
Southfield, MI 48076

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