It is with deepest sorrow we announce the sudden passing of William (Bill) Doherty. He went to his Lord at Health Sciences North on Friday, November 6, 2015, surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband and best friend of 57 years of WendyGay (Neary) Doherty. Predeceased by his parents Thomas and Jean Doherty, special step-mother Lila, and sister Shirley (Norman Greenfield). Bill leaves behind daughter Vicky Paus (David predeceased), son Michael (Sandra) and grandchildren Stephanie, Stacey, Matthew, Natalie and Mitchell. He will be sadly missed by special friend Jack. Dear brother of Morley (Joan), Rick (Janet), Diane Zinkie (Ron predeceased), Brian (Cathy), Wayne (Carol), Susan Clarke (Lindsey) and Karen Doherty. Heartfelt thanks to the paramedics, police officers, doctors and caregivers. Bill was a true example of “a gentleman’s gentleman”. He was actively involved in helping others his whole life. His volunteer work over the years included Cubs, Scouts, Venturers, Shift League Softball Umpire, High School Hockey timekeeper, Copper Cliff Minor Hockey, Copper Cliff Police Auxiliary, Mechanical Pension Club Inco, numerous choirs and Church activities, Bowling, Bocci, darts, and most recently the Rockview Older Adult Club. At Bill’s request there will be no funeral visitation, but friends are invited to a service being held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday November 11, 2015 at St. Patrick’s Church, 39 Walford Road. A reception will follow in the Church hall. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to the ICU at Health Sciences North, and Copper Cliff Minor Hockey Association.