William Dougherty

Obituary of William Dougherty

William P. “Bill” Dougherty, passed away on Sunday, September 24, 2017 with his family at his side.

He is a US Army veteran, served as a JCI Senator and member of JC's in Batavia.  He was a member of the Notre Dame Sports Boosters, Society American Baseball Research; Board of Directors of the Genesee County Baseball Club and life member of the Stafford Fire Department.  He was a graduate of Batavia High School and Alfred State College and was an author.

He is survived by his wife, Geraldine "Geri" Dougherty; 3 sons, Paul (Holly) Dougherty, Brian (Adrianne) Dougherty and Mark (Nancy) Dougherty; 5 grandsons, Chris, Matthew, Kyle, John and Alex Dougherty and 2 granddaughters, Jessica (Antonio) Ciaccia and Caitlin (Ryan) Bucari; 4 great-grandchildren, Franco, Marco, Rory and Griffin.

There are no calling hours.  Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Genesee Cancer Assistance, Inc., C/o UMMC, 127 North St., Batavia, NY 14020  (www.geneseecancerassistance.com/donate) or attend a baseball game.  Arrangements were entrusted to the Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, 308 E. Main St., Batavia.