Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Winchester residents showed their support for Glen Doherty, one of the four Americans killed in the Libya attacks on Sept. 11.
The community showed its support for one of its own today as people lined the streets from Costello Funeral Home to St. Eulalia's Church, where retired Navy SEAL Glen Doherty was honored by friends and family. Residents were dressed in patriotic attire, waving flags and holding passionate signs as their hearts went out to the 42-year-old's family, who mourned their loss. Doherty's mother is Woburn resident Barbara Doherty. Doherty was killed on Sept. 11 while he was working for a private security company guarding U.S. Ambassador to Libya John Christopher Stevens, who was also killed along with two other Americans at the American consulate in Benghazi.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Retired Navy Seal Glen Doherty was killed in a terrorist attack last week.
Hundreds of American flags, both large and small, line the streets of Barbara Doherty's West Side neighborhood. The flags are intended to honor her son, Glen Doherty, who was killed in a terrorist attack in Libya last week. In addition to the flags, one neighbor left a sign on the lawn that simply stated: "Our hearts are broken." There will be a wake for Doherty tonight at St. Eulalia Parish in Winchester, along with a funeral service Wednesday. Mourners are asked to line the streets of Winchester to honor Doherty Wednesday. Glen Doherty's obituary can be found here.
Mourners are encouraged to line the Winchester procession route Wednesday to honor Glen Doherty.
The community is asked to support a family who will lay a son and brother to rest Wednesday. The family of Glen Doherty, 42, will hold a funeral mass in St. Eulalia Church at 50 Ridge St. at 11 a.m. Wednesday. While the family wants to keep the procession intimate with only family, the community can honor Doherty by lining the streets along the procession route from Costello Funeral Home to the church starting at 10:30 a.m. Winchester native and former Navy SEAL Doherty was among the four Americans killed while serving U.S. Ambassador of Libya John Christopher Stevens at the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi Tuesday, Sept. 11. Doherty was a 1988 Winchester High School graduate, and his former classmates are encouraging residents to line the …
Greg Doherty writes obituary to honor brother.
Friends and family are mourning the death of Glen Doherty, the former Navy SEAL who was killed in Libya during an attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi on Wednesday. Doherty, 42, resided near San Diego, CA, but his family remains in Woburn near his hometown of Winchester where he graduated in 1988. Greg Doherty, Glen's brother, said he was very loyal to his friends and family. He said he had a desire to push himself and that led him to his military career. Greg submitted the following obituary shedding more light into Doherty's life and as a tribute to his brother: "Glen Anthony Doherty was the second of three children born to Bernard "Ben" Doherty, now of Charlestown, Mass, and Barbara Doherty, now of Woburn, Massachusetts. His older…