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Helen Docherty Harper

Born: 1908     Died: 2010

Helen Docherty Harper, 1908 – 2010. Wife of the late James Harper. Mother of James W. Harper (Nancy) and Alice Harper. Daughter of the late Matthew and Mary Docherty. Sister of the late Eugene , Margaret ( Anna) and John Docherty. Aunt, Great Aunt, Great-Great Aunt. Graduate of Mercy High School (1928), member and board member of Mercy High School Alumnae Association. Worked as head cashier Woolworth, teacher Nativity of Our Lord (Chicago), volunteer Dirksen Middle School (Calumet City) till she was 95. Activity member of the Englewood Outdoor Club and parishioner of St. Thomas More Church, (Chicago) and St. Raphael’s Church, (Englewood, FL) She will be remembered as an activity person, full of life, happy, and always there for anyone who need help or cheering up. The little energizing bunny has run out of steam. Funeral Saturday, 9:15 AM from the Brady-Gill Funeral Home, 2929 W. 87th St., Evergreen Park to St. Thomas More Church. Mass 10 AM. Interment St. Mary Cemetery. Visitation Friday 3 to 9 PM. In lieu of flower please make donations to Misericordia, 6300 North Ridge Avenue, Chicago, IL 60660-1017 or online at (708) 636-2600 or



Doreen Damm 02-10-2010 09:38


Jim Hoek 02-10-2010 09:38


My deepest sympathy to you.

John Miller 02-10-2010 09:38


I'll always remember your mother as the "cheerful helper" at Dirksen.


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