Jeanne Doherty

September 09, 1931 ‒ June 05, 2016

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Jeanne Doherty, age 84, of Mount Vernon, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, June 5, 2016 at the Ohio State University Medical Center in Columbus. She was born on September 9, 1931 in Mount Vernon, Ohio the daughter of Curt and Helen (Agnew) Robinson. Jeanne was a member of the Colonial City Moose Lodge #2555, Fraternal Order of Eagles and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #4027. Jeanne was known to make the BEST deviled eggs on the planet and was considered the #1 Dallas Cowboy fan. She was a devoted mother and grandmother and will be missed by her loving family.

She is survived by fiancée, Stanley Grubaugh; daughters Ande Shoults (Tom Russell) of Mesquite, Texas, Christy Engemoen (Rocky) of Austin, Texas; 2 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren and a sister, Alice (Robert) Whirl of Galion.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by two sisters, Hallie Riggs and Carole James.

Friends may visit at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #4027, 306 W. Chestnut Street, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050 on Friday, August 5, 2016 from 4 to 6 p.m. The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Jeanne Doherty.

Memorial contributions in Jeanne’s name may be made to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #4027 of Mount Vernon.

The family is grateful for the excellent care and compassion that she and her family received at the Ross Heart Hospital at OSU.

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  • Stan We are so sorry for your loss. She will be Missed. God Bless You and the rest of the family.

  • Stan and family I will miss sweet Jeanne. Both of you are such sweet people. She will be missed with loving hugs she gave.

  • Summer just won’t be the same! I so expected to just see Jeanne sitting in her lawn chair with fishing pole in-hand waiting for the “BIG ONE”. She was so near and dear to our hearts – best known as “Aunt Jeanne”. Yes, we will miss the deviled eggs and your generous hospitality, but things just won’t be the same without your quick temperment and sly smile!

    You will always remain in our hearts and we will miss you more than you could ever know!

    We love you Jeanne!

  • I am very sorry for your loss, Everytime I would see her out, she was so very nice, & would always give me a hug, i’m sure going to miss seeing her, & getting those hugs