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July 22, 1939 - March 24, 2019. Patrick OLeary Doherty passed away Sunday, March 24, 2019 of natural causes.

Patrick OLeary

Doherty passed away

Sunday, March 24, 2019

of natural causes. He was

in his home surrounded

by his wife, children,

grandchildren, brothers,

sisters and friends.

Patrick was born

July 22, 1939 in Seattle,

Wash., to Bruce and

Jean Doherty. After his

family relocated to Portland he attended Ainsworth

Elementary and Lincoln High School. Pat guided his

Lincoln High teams to State Championships in both

basketball and baseball. He then attended Santa

Clara University where he earned a bachelors degree.

After college Pat worked for the General Electric

Company until he joined his father at Doherty Ford

in Forest Grove. Pat succeeded his father as the

Dealer Principal of the Ford agency from 1973 until

2013. Under his leadership the dealership was able to

survive two major recessions and earn multiple sales

and customer satisfaction awards. Pat also served as

the Chairman of the Northwest Ford Dealer's Advertising

Association. In 1974 Pat married the love of

his life Yiannoula. In addition to the three children

from his first marriage and Yianna's four from her

first marriage they had two more children of their

own. The two of them shared 44 years of beautiful

marriage and never a dull moment. Their lives were

spent traveling, one of their favorite destinations

being Yianna's remote village in Greece, enjoying

friendships, and most of all family, lots of family.

Pat was preceded in death by his parents, Bruce

and Jean Doherty. He is survived by his wife, Yianna;

children, Brennan, Kristin, Deirdre, Michael, Patrick,

Anastasia, George, Mag and Demetri; siblings,

Maureen, Mike, Colleen, Tim, Denny, Brian, Kevin,

Kelly; and 18 grandchildren.

Services have been held. In lieu of flowers donations

may be made to the Doernbecher Children's

Hospital.

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