William John DohertyAmerican FlagDOHERTY

William John Doherty, of Lisle. Formerly of South Holland.  Veteran U.S. Air Force. Beloved husband of the late Catherine J. Doherty, nee Madden.  Passed away Novemeber 27, 2021 at the age of 91. Dear son of the late Neil and Nora, nee Ferry, Doherty. Loving father of MaryLynn(Joseph) Zajdel,  Brian (Barbara), Eileen (Eric) Fudala and Neil (Janet) Doherty.  Proud grandfather of Claire and Grace Zajdel;  Kevin, Kristin (Patrick) and Michael Doherty;  Bridget and Hannah Fudala; and Julia, Dan and Colin Doherty.

Bill was a calm, generous and deeply kind man who made everyone around him feelcomfortable and loved. He will be remembered for his joy, humor, and easygoing spirit. He loved to doodle for his grandkids, swim for the fun of it, and play a round of golf with his sons. One of his favorite things was having his whole family gathered for celebrations. Bill took care of his beloved wife Catherine throughout her struggle with dementia. He was the quiet rock of his family, and he will be greatly missed. 

 Visitation Friday, December 3, 2021 from 10:00 AM until the time of the Funeral Mass at 11:00 AM at Saint Margaret Mary Church, 1450 Green Trails Drive, Naperville, IL 60540.

In lieu of flowers, Bill’s family requests memorial gifts in his name be made to: Villa St. Benedict Foundation, Memory Care Fund. Attn: Tammy Bruner, 1920 Maple Ave. Lisle, IL 60532 or giving@villastben.org

 Interment with full military honors at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL. immediately following funeral mass, all are welcome.