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 Jena <I>Haight</I> Doherty

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Jena Haight Doherty

Birth
Spokane, Spokane County, Washington, USA
Death
18 Aug 2015 (aged 83)
Hermiston, Umatilla County, Oregon, USA
Burial
Pendleton, Umatilla County, Oregon, USA
Plot
Catholic Section Block 2C Lot 35 Grave 2
Memorial ID
151073830 View Source

Burns Mortuary
Hermiston, Oregon

Jena Haight Doherty, a long time Pendleton, Oregon resident, was born July 28, 1932 at Spokane, Washington to parents, Loyd Romayne & Rosamond (Gilbert) Haight. She died Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at Columbia Care Cottage Adult Foster Home in Hermiston, Oregon at the age of 83.
Jena was raised in Ritzville, Washington and graduated from Ritzville High School. She attended Willamette University in Salem, Oregon for a year before earning her Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Eastern Oregon College (University) in La Grande, Oregon. On June 13, 1953 she married John Joseph Doherty at St. John’s Catholic Church in Portland, Oregon. After graduating from college she taught in Island City and Grants Pass before they settled in Pendleton where she taught at Lincoln Elementary school for several years. She temporarily left teaching after Robert was born, but returned to the classroom in 1968 to teach in Pilot Rock where she remained until 1974. Jena loved children.

She is survived by her husband of 62 years, John Doherty of Hermiston, OR, and Son, Robert Doherty of Hermiston, OR; numerous nieces & nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Loyd & Rosamond Haight; 2 Brothers, Chadwick & Tinkham Haight; Sister, Phyllis Bauer.

Funeral Services will be held on Monday, August 24, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. at Burns Mortuary Chapel, Hermiston, Oregon. Burial will follow at 2:00 P.M. at Olney Cemetery in Pendleton.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 1177 Jadwin Ave. #106, Richland, WA 99352.

Please send condolences at burnsmortuaryhermiston.com

Burns Mortuary of Hermiston, Oregon is in care of arrangements.

Burns Mortuary
Hermiston, Oregon

Jena Haight Doherty, a long time Pendleton, Oregon resident, was born July 28, 1932 at Spokane, Washington to parents, Loyd Romayne & Rosamond (Gilbert) Haight. She died Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at Columbia Care Cottage Adult Foster Home in Hermiston, Oregon at the age of 83.
Jena was raised in Ritzville, Washington and graduated from Ritzville High School. She attended Willamette University in Salem, Oregon for a year before earning her Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Eastern Oregon College (University) in La Grande, Oregon. On June 13, 1953 she married John Joseph Doherty at St. John’s Catholic Church in Portland, Oregon. After graduating from college she taught in Island City and Grants Pass before they settled in Pendleton where she taught at Lincoln Elementary school for several years. She temporarily left teaching after Robert was born, but returned to the classroom in 1968 to teach in Pilot Rock where she remained until 1974. Jena loved children.

She is survived by her husband of 62 years, John Doherty of Hermiston, OR, and Son, Robert Doherty of Hermiston, OR; numerous nieces & nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Loyd & Rosamond Haight; 2 Brothers, Chadwick & Tinkham Haight; Sister, Phyllis Bauer.

Funeral Services will be held on Monday, August 24, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. at Burns Mortuary Chapel, Hermiston, Oregon. Burial will follow at 2:00 P.M. at Olney Cemetery in Pendleton.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 1177 Jadwin Ave. #106, Richland, WA 99352.

Please send condolences at burnsmortuaryhermiston.com

Burns Mortuary of Hermiston, Oregon is in care of arrangements.


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