Shirley Long Dougherty


Ms. Shirley Long Dougherty, 87, of Salisbury, Md., was called to heaven on Wednesday, May 4, 2022, peacefully, surrounded by her loved ones.

Shirley was born in Delaware County, Pa., on Jan. 20, 1935, a daughter to the late Harry and Caroline (Fraim) Long. She is predeceased by her children, Carolyn Madden and David Dougherty. She is survived by her loving companion, Bobby Mears; her sister, Marie Coyle; along with five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

In her early years, she worked at Clifton Precision in Clifton Heights, Pa., as a supervisor before retiring to Chincoteague, where she worked at Captain Bob’s with her good friend, Donna Roeske.

Shirley had a love for animals and would donate monthly to the ASPCA. She loved spending time with her family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Shirley’s name to the ASPCA.
Services are entrusted to Holloway Funeral Home.

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