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Louise Victoria Doherty

July 3, 1948 - November 16, 2019

Louise was a Vietnam Veteran serving as an operating room nurse in Saigon.  She achieved the rank of Major in the US Army Nurse Corp.  She passed away suddenly in her home early Saturday, November 16, 2019 while recovering from an illness earlier this month.  Her brother James and sister Andrea were with her.

Louise was born in Berlin,NH on July 3, 1948.  She graduated from New Hanover High school in Wilmington, NC class of 1966.  She graduated from Watts Hospital School of nursing in 1969.  After serving in Vietnam, she continued her nursing career in New Haven, CT.  She later returned to Wilmington, where she changed professions and continued working.

She was predeceased in death by her Mother Rose Mary Spooner Doherty and her younger brother Stanley Doherty.  Surviving her is her twin brother Wayne Doherty and his wife Margaret of Portland, Or., older brother James Doherty, and Sister Andrea Hall, her son Wayne and his 2 sons Lucien and Morgan, and Sister-in-law Annette Doherty and daughter Christine, all of Wilmington, NC.

Louise will be cremated and the family will have a private service at a future date.

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