John R. Daugherty, 83, of
Riverside PA and formerly of Branchport, NY passed away peacefully on
Friday, July 30, 2021 at Geisinger Medical Center Danville PA He was born
December 26, 1937 in Penn Yan NY, the son of the late Meck Fletcher and
Helen Z. Merrifield Daugherty.
John graduated from
Prattsburgh High School in Steuben County NY and earned his Associates
Degree in Florida.
He was preceded in death
by his devoted wife of 22 years in 1996, the late Gail Roberts Daugherty,
whom he married August 5, 1972.
John was self-employed as
a barber which gave him much joy.
He attended Grove
Presbyterian Church in Danville PA.
John thoroughly enjoyed
playing basketball up until the age of 67 as well as watching it. He was an
avid Buffalo Bills fan and enjoyed flower and vegetable gardening. John
found great pleasure in watching old western movies. His greatest joy in
life were his grandchildren.
He was an invested
listener and radiated much warmth to all he met in his profession and all
throughout his life. He was always up for an ice cream cone and will be
dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.
He is survived by two
sons: Jeffrey A. Daugherty of Alcoa TN and John W. Daugherty and his wife,
Megan of Riverside PA as well as two grandchildren: Harmony A. Daugherty of
Penn Yan NY and Meck Fletcher Daugherty of Riverside PA. Also surviving is
one brother, Mark Daugherty of Branchport NY and his forever devoted
brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law. Several nieces and nephews also
Services and burial will
be private at the convenience of the family.
may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association 57 North Franklin Street Wilkes
Barre PA 18701-1309 or online at
Arrangements are under the direction of the Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 42
West Mahoning Street Danville PA
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