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Marie Dougherty Andrews

September 2, 2011

Marie Dougherty Andrews, 80, a guest of Riverstreet Manor and former resident of Washington Square Apartments in Wilkes-Barre, passed away Friday morning, September 2, 2011, in the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.

Born January 6, 1931, in Plymouth, she was a daughter of the late Hugh Edmund and Agnes O’Donnell Dougherty.

Marie was a graduate of St. Vincent’s High School in Plymouth and St. Mary’s Hospital School of Nursing in Scranton.

Marie was a kind and caring person. She was fortunate to see quite a bit of the world while working for Pan Am Airways as a stewardess on international flights. She was one of the first Pan Am stewardesses to fly overseas, and also worked as a nurse in Princeton, N.J., and at Mercy Hospital in Wilkes-Barre.

Marie was a member of the Parish of Our Lady of Fatima.

Surviving are her son and daughter-in-law, Dr. Anthony and attorney Donna Andrews of Manlius, N.Y.; a grandson, Nicholas; and several cousins.

Celebration of Marie’s Life will be held at 9:15 a.m. Tuesday in McLaughlin’s, 142 S. Washington St., Wilkes-Barre, with funeral Mass at 9:30 a.m. in the Church of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception. Interment will be in St. Vincent’s Cemetery in Plymouth. Visitation will be held from 8:30 to 9:15 a.m. Tuesday in McLaughlin’s.

Permanent messages and memories can be shared with Marie’s family at www.celebrateherlife.com.

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