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Rosemary Jacono Doherty
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  • ASPCA
    P.O. Box 96929
    Washington, DC 20090-6969

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“Kelley, Our sincere sympathies go out to you and your family at this time. Mothers are truly special and my heart weeps for all of you. Your mom does...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: Gail Levin - Charlotte, NC

“So sorry for your loss, Phil and the entire Doherty family. We will miss Rosemary and her kind ways. Rocco will miss her for her sweet smile and...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Tina Tole - Mount Pleasant, SC

“Kelley, our deepest condolences to you and your entire family. Rosemary was clearly a wonderful wife and mother with many talents. I'm sure everyone...Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: Bryan Bredeson - Minneapolis, MN

“Kelley, so very glad you could be with your mom at the close of her life. It is one of the most important times to give back the love and support...Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: Gary Dean-Link - SC - Friend

“Rosemary's daughter, Kelley, is a very special friend and frequent traveling companion of mine. I only recently met Rosemary after her move to South...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Barbara Burkholder - Indian Trail, NC

“Mr. Doherty & Kelley, i hope all of your beautiful and amazing memories of Rosemary sustain you through this time. May her memory always be for a...Read More »
6 of 18 | Posted by: Linda Weinstein - Charlotte, NC

“Kelley, you have my deepest sympathies on the passing of your mom. There is no way she did not know how loved she was by you. Your actions in...Read More »
7 of 18 | Posted by: Cheryl Prgg - Aiken, SC - Friend

“Kelley, I'm so sorry for your loss. I will keep you and your family in my prayers. Covid-19 requires social distancing, but it doesn't keep you...Read More »
8 of 18 | Posted by: Pamela Barnes - Charlotte, NC

“My deepest condolences to the Doherty Family. I did not have the privilege of knowing Rosemary personally, but it certainly sounds like hers was a...Read More »
9 of 18 | Posted by: Steven Clem - CHARLESTON, SC

“Kelley, it seems apparent that your Mother left you with amazing memories that you and your Father can hold onto and cherish. You have my deepest...Read More »
10 of 18 | Posted by: Michael Lepson - Charleston, SC

“Kelly, my heartfelt condolences to you and your Dad. What a wonderful life your Mom lived. May your love and memories carry you through this...Read More »
11 of 18 | Posted by: Kimberly Garcia - Charleston, SC

“Rosemary,It was a pleasure to meet you. I am going to miss you at Thanksgiving! ... Your big heart lives on in your daughter. ~ Linda ”
12 of 18 | Posted by: Linda Rudin

“I see you, Kelley in your mom's face. If your mother was half as kind and generous as you she would be a rare human being. Be grateful for the life...Read More »
13 of 18 | Posted by: Rick Dean - Charleston, SC

“In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always. I will always think of you with a smile when I pass a candy dish,...Read More »
14 of 18 | Posted by: Marcy - Family

“We're are so sorry to hear of your loss. We hope all the wonderful memories you have will bring you comfort during this difficult time. ”
15 of 18 | Posted by: Shawn Rabideau - Charleston, SC

“My condolences to the entire Doherty family, especially my Friend Phil during these sorrowful times. Our time together has been relatively short but...Read More »
16 of 18 | Posted by: Charles Cuddeback - Mt Pleasant, SC

“I will miss you, mom. I'm glad I was with you for you final moments. You were a fabulous mother. I grew up marveling at your incredible artistic...Read More »
17 of 18 | Posted by: Kelley Doherty - Mt Pleasant, SC

“Lord knows Ill truly miss my Rosemary, this was a shocking to me. Rose you really hurt me with this one, please watch over me my angel ... I love you...Read More »
18 of 18 | Posted by: Marquetta - Friend


Rosemary Jacono Doherty, 83, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, wife of Philip Agustine Doherty III entered into eternal rest Saturday, June 13, 2020. The Liturgy of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, June 18, 2020 at St. Benedict Catholic Church, 950 Darrell Creek Trail, Mount Pleasant, SC 29466 at 11:00 am. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Mount Pleasant Chapel.

Rosemary was born April 20, 1937 in Cleveland, Ohio, daughter of the late Frank Jacono and the late Antonette Lanese Jacono. She married her husband Philip in 1961. Rosemary was a school teacher and taught English as a Second Language. She and her husband were former long time residents of San Mateo, California.

Rosemary was very active in her church and her community throughout her life. She taught CCD classes for many years at St. Bartholomew's Church in San Mateo, CA. She also put her considerable artistic talents to work often, designing and painting sets for local and school theatre productions. Anyone invited to her home would immediately be treated to paintings, doll houses, and numerous craft projects filling each room.

She is survived by her husband, Philip A. Doherty III of Mount Pleasant, SC; son, Philip A Doherty IV of Hayward, CA; daughter, Kelley A Doherty (Marcy Redick) of Mount Pleasant, SC; grandchildren, Gwendolyn and Stuart Doherty and their mother Jane Doherty, and grandchild Avery Redick.

Memorials may be made to the ASPCA, P.O. Box 96929, Washington, DC 20090-6969 at https://www.aspca.org/ways-to-give or Charleston Animal Society, 2455 Remount Road, North Charleston, SC, 29406 http://www.CharlestonAnimalSociety.org/donate, .