Melissa “Missy” Doherty, 32, passed away as a result of a 16-year, fiercely fought battle with lymphoma and leukemia. Her family was by her side when she peacefully drifted off to be with the Lord. Beloved daughter of Bonnie nee Baker & Bob Doherty. Dearest sister of Bobby Doherty & Colleen (Kiel) Quatman. Loving aunt of Emerson Quatman. Treasured niece of Jim (Jeanette) Baker. Fond cousin of Megan (Brian) Hill, Addyson Hill, Brooklyn Hill, Amy (Scott) Larkin, Deven Tlanda & Marissa Tlanda. Adored friend of many.
Resting at Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn where Services will be held Tuesday at 10:00 am.
Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
Visitation Monday from 3:00 pm until 9:00 pm.
Missy was born in Oak Lawn, IL, and grew up in Palos Heights, IL. She graduated from University of Illinois and had a successful career in Finance and Accounting. She was a fiercely loyal and selfless friend and family member. She adamantly supported the research to find a cure for cancer by running with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks and would greatly appreciate that you consider donations to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.