W. Jane “Pat” (Fry) Daugherty
W. Jane Pat Daugherty, age 78, of West Main Street, Shelby, died Saturday, September 8, 2007 at Med Central Mansfield Hospital after a short illness.
Pat was born January 11, 1929 in New Washington, Ohio, the daughter of the late John E. and Erna (Kibler) Fry. She graduated in 1946 from New Washington High School. Three years later, she married Robert Daugherty on July 2, 1949. She and Bob managed the Shelby Hatchery until 1968. Pat volunteered her time for the Med Central Hospice Program and for Meals On Wheels when it began in Shelby. Pat was a member of First Lutheran Church in Shelby. Due to her love for animals, Pat was also a member of The American Society For The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Her friendly cat Rosie II was her pet for 17 years. Pat enjoyed cooking and was an avid amateur photographer.
She is survived by her loving husband of 58 years, Robert R. Daugherty; 2 dear sons: Steven C. and Dorothy Daughtery of Ontario and Stanton R. Daugherty of Columbus; 3 very special grandchildren: Chris and Jenny Daugherty of Columbus, Stephanie and Ron Fry of Mansfield, and Marissa and Alex Hillman of Troy; 4 great grandchildren, Marshall and Olivia Fry, Carson Hillman and Cameron Daugherty; 3 sisters: Luetta Kumre of Bakersfield, CA, Dorothy Dot Simmons of Holyoke, MA, Roberta Becky Beehner of Mansfield; a brother: J. Robert Bob and Nancy Fry
of Otsego, MI.
As per Pat’s wishes, a time of remembrance will be held in the garden at the family home at a later date. The Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, is handling the arrangements. Memorial expressions may be made to The American Society For The Prevention of Cruelty To Animals.
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