We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Knight-Confer Funeral Home, Inc.
Janet F. (Solomon) Dougherty, 87, of Williamsport, died May 17,2022, at home, with
her family at her bedside. Born in 1934 in New Berlin, Union County, she was a daughter of the
late Raymond E. and Dorothy E. (Criswell) Solomon.
She graduated from Williamsport High School in 1953, and was a 1956 graduate of the
Williamsport Hospital School of Nursing. Janet and her husband, John F. Dougherty, were
united in marriage on June 22, 1957. Together they raised two sons.
Janet was a 70-year member of St. Paul-Calvary United Methodist Church in
Janet was preceded in death by a son, Dennis R. Dougherty, on July 23, 1992, a brother,
Theodore N. Solomon, on September 30, 2015, and a sister, Donna L. (Solomon) Brennan on
Surviving, in addition to her husband, are a son, Lieutenant Colonel Brian K. Dougherty
(USAF, Retired), and a daughter-in-law, Bernadette C. Kucharczuk, of Atlantic City, NJ.
In keeping with Janet's wishes, there will be no visitation or funeral service. A private
graveside service was held in Wildwood Cemetery with immediate family in attendance. The
family requests no floral tributes or remembrances.
Arrangements were handled by Knight-Confer Funeral Home, 1914 Memorial Avenue in Williamsport.