Brian G. Dougherty, 69, of Aberdeen, New Jersey, passed away peacefully on August 19th 2018. Brian was born in Jersey City, where he spent his early childhood, until 1958 when his family moved to Wall, New Jersey, where he grew up. In 1979, Brian settled in Aberdeen, and has lived there since.
Brian began his career in law enforcement in the borough of Brielle, where he served from 1973 to 1975. On September 27th, 1979, Brian became a Patrolman in Aberdeen, was promoted to Sergeant on April 18th, 1987, promoted again to Deputy Chief on July 15th, 1989, and finally earned the rank of Chief on January 1st, 1992, where he remained until 2003. Brian was also a veteran of the United States Military, and exemplified a lifetime career of service to his country and community.
Brian is predeceased by his parents, Robert and Catherine Dougherty, and his brother, Robert Dougherty Jr. Brian is survived by his dear brother, Greg Dougherty, and wife Suzanne, of Newport Richey, Florida, his loving sister, Mary Frances Pearlstein, and her husband David, of Spring Hill, Florida, and many cherished nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Family and friends are invited to visit Friday, August 24th, 2018 from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM and Saturday morning, August 25th, 2018 from 8:15 AM to 9:00 AM at the Shore Point Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 3269 State Highway/Route 35 North, Hazlet, New Jersey, 07730. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Saturday morning, August 25th, 2018 at 9:30 AM at St. Joseph Church, 376 Maple Place, Keyport, NJ, 07735. Burial will follow at Mount Olivet Cemetery, 100 Chapel Hill Road, Middletown, NJ, 07701. For more information, directions, or to send condolences to the family, please visit www.shorepointfh.com.