James "Froggy" P. Dougherty Sr.

April 2, 1954 ~ June 23, 2020 (age 66)


James P. Dougherty Sr. "Froggy" passed away on June 23, 2020 at the age of 66. He was born in Philadelphia to Gilbert and Margaret (nee Gallagher). He is the beloved husband of the late Amy (nee Banford). Devoted father of Amy, James P. Jr., and the late Lindsay. Loving grandfather of Andrew, Anthony, Chase, and Amy. Dear brother of Gilbert (Elaine), Patrick "Packie" (Sandy), Francis, And Jeanmarie Kendorski (Joseph). Sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. 

James attended St. Anne grade school and Mastbaum High School. After graduation he began working as a trackman for Amtrak and worked there for thirty years while raising his family. He will be remembered for always living his life, come what may. And as he would always say, "How bout it!"

Relatives and friends are invited to celebrate his life at his graveside service Thursday promptly at 11am in North Cedar Hill Cemetery (Frankford Ave. and Cheltenham Ave.) Please arrive a few minutes before and meet at the cemetery gate. In keeping with CDC regulations, please wear a mask and maintain social distancing. The family would like to thank you for all of your continued support and invites you to share your memories of Froggy on the Tribute Wall. 

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of James "Froggy" P. Dougherty Sr., please visit our floral store.


Graveside Service
July 2, 2020

11:00 AM
North Cedar Hill Cemetery
Frankford Avenue and Cheltenham Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19124

© 2020 McElvarr Funeral Homes, Inc.. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use