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“Donna, John is finally at peace. He has gone to a much better place. ”
1 of 14 | Posted by: Raymond Ouellette - Oakland Park, FL

“Dear Donna My condolences to you and my long time friend and brother, Rest in peace it was a great ride We had so many good times together even...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Tom Morganelli - plympton, MA

“So sorry Donna, John was just such a great guy, such a loss for you. We were so lucky to have known him. We hope all of your happy memories of John...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Jack and Rita Abraham - Hull, MA

“We send our deepest condolences to you and your family. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers.Michelle Haraden and Family ”
4 of 14 | Posted by: Michelle Haraden - Norwell, MA

“So sorry for your loss Donna, John will be missed dearly. Anytime my father brought me to the Post John was always there. Thanks for all the great...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Doreen Moore-McCarthy - Fort Knox, KY

“So sorry Donna for your loss he was a good man. ”
6 of 14 | Posted by: Pauline LeBlanc OConnell - MA

“Donna, I'm so sorry for your loss. You were a wonderful caregiver and life partner. I know he is in a good place. Take care of yourself. Mary...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“Donna, this is Candace's other friend Donna. I am so sorry for the loss of your husband John. I know this can be an empty and lonesome time after...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Donna Nelson - Weymouth, MA

“Rest in peace our kind dear friend!!! You will be truly missed! ”
9 of 14 | Posted by: Charles and Carol Taylor - MA

“So sorry for your loss Donna. Thoughts and prayers with you. ”
10 of 14 | Posted by: Janice Feinberg - Foxboro, MA

“Donna, my deepest sympathy to you and your family.Many fond memories of John and you. Jerry Farren ”
11 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“I truly believe John is in a much better place. Rest In Peace John. Donna, you did a fabulous job caring for John. I have known you and John my whole...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Beth Lehane - Bridgewater, MA

“Donna, I'm so sorry for your loss. You and John were such a loving couple and you were together for 50 plus years!! He's finally free and you and...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: candace Clark - Pembroke, MA

“John was a great guy and a good friend we had many great times together here and in florida peggy and i will miss him. I'll never forget those days...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: Gabe Tuffo


DOHERTY, John M. In Dorchester, May 16th.

Lifelong partner of Donna L. Forbes of Dorchester.

Loving brother of Rosemary Doherty of Falmouth, Daniel Doherty of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Ann Marie Casey of Quincy, Neil Doherty of Chatham, and the late James Doherty, Theresa Struble, and Thomas Doherty.

Special uncle of Joey Herr and the late Scott M. Herr, both of Canton, and several other nieces and nephews, and his devoted dog Dakota.

Visiting hours in the Murphy Funeral Home, 1020 Dorchester Ave., DORCHESTER, Friday 4-8 P.M.

Interment private.

Past Commander and life member of the James J. Rice Amvets Post #28.

In lieu of flowers, donations in John's memory may be made to The Scott M. Herr Scholarship Fund, c/o Donna L. Forbes, 20 Mayfield St., Dorchester, MA 02125.