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“Although I never met Cameron face to face he was so helpful to me with my research. I will miss him. ”
1 of 28 | Posted by: Ann Murray

“Although we had never met we talked by phone many times and Cameron was most helpful when my grandson had been traveling in Inishowen at the family...Read More »
2 of 28 | Posted by: Robert and Claire Doherty - PA

“To Cameron's Family, I am very sorry to hear of your loss. I met both Cameron and Pat at the Heritage Center in Buncrana. I had been travelling for...Read More »
3 of 28 | Posted by: Collin - New York, NY - Friend

“Dear Angela and family, We were very sorry to hear about the passing of your dad/grandpa. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. From your friends...Read More »
4 of 28 | Posted by: Friends at the Plano School District Administration Office - IL

“Saddened by the news, spent a bit of time with Cameron on Clann endeavours in years past but lost touch over last few years. My sympathies and love...Read More »
5 of 28 | Posted by: Steve D Daugherty - Ringgold, GA

“Ron will be missed greatly. Joyce and Kids I was really sorry to hear of his passing. I knew he was sick but not how sick. Your family is in my...Read More »
6 of 28 | Posted by: Kathleen Gannon - Sterling, VA

“To the Family of Cameron: Please accept our condolences as we learned today that Cameron joined his heavenly family. He was a friend, and valued...Read More »
7 of 28 | Posted by: Robert & Sherry Scott - Knoxville, TN

“To Cameron's family I am very sorry to hear of your loss and wish you well during this difficult and sad period.Although I have not met Cameron in...Read More »
8 of 28 | Posted by: Paul Dougherty - UK

“Please accept our deepest sympathy along with prayers for the entire family. The Mercier family, friends of Brian ”
9 of 28 | Posted by: William Mercier Family - MI

“I met Cameron twice at the reunions in 2005 and 2008. He was a great guy. I am so sorry to hear this news. I know how hard he worked for the Clann...Read More »
10 of 28 | Posted by: Timothy Michael Antosy - Reading,, PA

“Dear Family,I am a member of the O'Dochartaigh Clann Association,And Cameron registered me and answered the phone in the middle of the night,He...Read More »
11 of 28 | Posted by: Stephen Clarke Doherty - CA

“My prayers are with the Dougherty family. I didn't know Cameron personally but I too am a Dougherty and am familiar with our Irish heritage. ”
12 of 28 | Posted by: Nancy Langerhorst - White Cloud, MI

“Ron was a fixture of strength at church. I remember how proud he, Joyce and the family was watching Emily sing a solo at the Christmas concert at...Read More »
13 of 28 | Posted by: The Adams family - Wyoming, MI

“I met Cameron when he visited the O'Dochartaigh Headquarters on a regular basis as one of the "founding fathers" along with his dad, Pat Dougherty. ...Read More »
14 of 28 | Posted by: Kitty Daugherty-Barr - Friend

“I have great memories of Ron and my late husband, Chuck, talking and planning for hours about ways to improve the database for the O'dochartaigh clan...Read More »
15 of 28 | Posted by: Cherryl Daugherty - Carbondale, IL

“It was my privilege to be associated with Cameron and with his father Patrick in the O'Dochartaigh Clan Association. Their passion for the cause was...Read More »
16 of 28 | Posted by: Denis Matthews - Clan Doherty

“Cameron brought so great moments working for years in our clann and left us with a treasure trove of memories, Our love and support will be here for...Read More »
17 of 28 | Posted by: Luis O'Dogherty

“Many thanks, Cameron, for your work with the Doherty Association. You will be sorely missed. My heartfelt condolences to your family. ”
18 of 28 | Posted by: Gillian Hakli - Espoo, Finland

“I knew Cameron through the O'Dochartaigh Clan and had many discussions with him about the history and genealogy of the name. My thoughts go to his...Read More »
19 of 28 | Posted by: Paul Docherty - Middlesbrough

“Cameron encouraged me, years ago, to write a book about my Daugherty family. It will come out at the end of this year. I'm only sorry that he will...Read More »
20 of 28 | Posted by: Donna Hart - Greenville, IL

“I met Cameron in Ireland through his dad Pat on Inch Island many years ago. His support and enthusiasm for his dads vision for the O'Dochartaigh...Read More »
21 of 28 | Posted by: Eva Doherty Gremmert - Carnation, WA

“Cameron's passing leaves a gaping hole due to his generosity and passion for family and family history. He impacted so many people, near and far....Read More »
22 of 28 | Posted by: Daniel Doherty (son of Hugh)

“Cameron will indeed be missed by the Doherty Clan. His interest in the history of our Irish roots will live on through the enthusiasm he helped to...Read More »
23 of 28 | Posted by: Carleen Doherty - England

“Cameron and I always found time to visit during the O'Dochartaigh reunions and we have exchanged numerous emails and a few phone calls over the years...Read More »
24 of 28 | Posted by: Bob "Earthquake" Doherty - CA

“Very sad to hear of Cameron's passing. He was a wealth of knowledge about the clan and I thoroughly enjoyed our conversations at the reunion in 2010....Read More »
25 of 28 | Posted by: Kenneth Daughtery Artice - TX

“So sorry to hear of Cameron's passing. I only got to meet him at an O'Dochartaigh Reunion, but was so impressed with his knowledge and his...Read More »
26 of 28 | Posted by: Maureen Dougherty Pimley - LA

“Saddened to hear of Camerons passing. I enjoyed working with Cameron for years on He will be missed but never forgotton. ”
27 of 28 | Posted by: Michael "Doc" Dougherty - Milford, NH

“I'm really sorry to hear of the passing of Cameron - I first met him back in 2000 in Buncrana during the Ó Dochartaigh Reunion. His work and...Read More »
28 of 28 | Posted by: Michael Noone - Derry, Ireland

DOUGHERTY – Cameron "Ron" Michael Dougherty, age 61, of Grandville, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 following a courageous battle with cancer. He was preceded in death by his mother, Eleanor Sherman and his brother, Patrick Francis Dougherty, Jr. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Joyce (Hayward) Dougherty; children, Angela (Michael) Way, Michael (April), Matthew (Kera), Christine, Valorie, Daniel, and Emily; grandchildren, Livia and Abigail Way, Ashley, Alyssa, Conlan, Amelia, Sean, Vance, Austin, Ethan, Leah, and Dylan Dougherty; father, Patrick Francis Dougherty, Sr.; siblings, Mary Therese Dougherty, Dennis (Olga), Catherine (Frank) Murray, Kevin, and Brian; and many nephews, nieces, and friends.

Ron was passionate about his Irish heritage and the O'Dochartaigh Clann Association. The funeral service will be held 11 am Monday at the Grandville Baptist Church, 4325 – 40th SW, Grandville with Pastor David Crompton officiating.

The family will meet with relatives and friends on Sunday from 6-9 pm at the Cook Funeral Home, 4235 Prairie SW, Grandville (West Building) and one hour prior to the service at the church. The family welcomes memories and messages in their guest book online at