Wilfred “Mike” Doherty, 84, of Vernon formerly of Ellington, died on Saturday, January 11, 2020. He was born May 17,1935 in Mexico, ME to the late Wilfred and Margaret Peters Doherty. Wilfred proudly served 4 years in the US Air Force during the Korean Conflict and later served in the CT Army National Guard. He was a member of the Maple Grove Club in Rockville. He is survived by his son Kevin Doherty and his wife Darcy from Stafford Springs; his nephews and nieces, Daniel Tripp and his wife Terri, Kelly Avery, Shawn Tripp and his wife Linda and Karen Cote; he also leaves many great nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister Mary Tripp in 2016. Relatives and friends may join the family on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 from 4-6 pm at Burke-Fortin Funeral Home, 76 Prospect st , Rockville. A Funeral Procession will gather at 10:00 am at the Funeral Home on Thursday, January 16, 2020 for an 11:00 am graveside service at Ellington Center Cemetery. For online condolences please visit pietrasfuneralhome.com
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