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Funeral Set for Glen Doherty

Services will be held in Glen Doherty's hometown church Tuesday and Wednesday.

Funeral arrangements are set for Winchester native Glen Anthony Doherty who was killed in the Libya attacks last week.

Family and friends are invited to gather in St. Eulalia Church at 50 Ridge St. from 3 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday.

Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. in the church on Wednesday.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks for donations in Doherty's memory to be made online to the Navy SEAL foundation or the Special Operations Warrior Foundation.

Read Doherty's full obituary from Costello Funeral Home.

Doherty, 42, was among the four Americans killed while serving U.S. Ambassador of Libya John Christopher Stevens at the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi Tuesday, Sept. 11.

Doherty was a former Navy SEAL working for a private security company while living near San Diego, CA.

As a 1988 Winchester High School graduate, Doherty was a member of the tennis and wrestling teams while in school. His family still resides in neighboring Woburn and Marblehead.

To learn more about Doherty and reactions from friends and family, check these links:

  • Winchester Native Killed in Libya Attack
  • Libya Attack Victim's Family Asks for Privacy
  • Community Mourns Glen Doherty

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michele gangi September 17, 2012 at 01:21 PM
My thoughts and prayers are with Glen and the Doherty family. Glen truely is an American Hero Sincerely M.Gangi
Katherine Waters-Clark September 18, 2012 at 04:09 PM
Thank you for your bravery, service, and ultimate sacrifice.
Mark Fields September 18, 2012 at 08:59 PM
Although I just met Glen for the first time at a Book signing he was very friendly and a super nice guy to talk with a great sense of humor - Very sad to hear the news - again my thoughts and prayers are with his family - as stated above we all lost a TRUE AMERICAN HERO! Sincerely, M.Fields

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