Born in Motherwell, Scotland on October 14, 1950, Dennis was a son of the late Duncan and Jean (nee Mitchell) Docherty. Dennis Docherty of Meaford passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, November 2, 2019 with his family by his side after a long, heroic battle with cancer.
Dennis will be remembered lovingly by his wife of 47 years, Carol Anne (nee MacLeod) Docherty, children Gillian and Andrew (Mona), and granddaughters, Holli and Taylor.
He is survived by his sister Janette Spence (Alasdair), his sister-in-law Susan Lorimer (John), and his brother-in-law Roger MacLeod (Margaret).
Dennis immigrated to Ontario, Canada in 1971 and then moved to Nova Scotia in 1972, where he met and married the love of his life, Carol. He worked for Michelin for 32 years in Nova Scotia and Ontario. After his retirement he worked for Laurel Steel in Burlington, Acton Precision in Acton, and Airboss in Kitchener. During his career, Dennis worked quite a bit in the Southern States and in Canada. In his spare time he enjoyed golf, curling, sailing and spending time with the ‘apples of his eye’, Holli and Taylor.
Family will receive friends at the Ferguson Funeral Home in Meaford on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 from 2 until 4 p.m.
As your expression of sympathy, donations to the Meaford Hospital Foundation or a charity of your choice, would be appreciated and may be made through the Ferguson Funeral Home, 48 Boucher St. E., Meaford, ON N4L 1B9 to whom arrangements have been entrusted.
Visitation will take place at the Ferguson Funeral Home in Meaford on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 from 2 unti 4 p.m.