Alfred J. Clougherty

March 4, 2019

Alfred J. Clougherty of Doylestown, passed away on March 4th, 2019 at the age of 86. Alfred is survived by his loving wife of 27 years, Joan (Peppelman) Clougherty.

Born and raised in Boston, he was the son of the late Coleman and Alice Clougherty, dear brother of the late Coleman (late Peggy) and Edward Clougherty. Al was also pre-deceased by his loving wife of 25 years, Nathalie (Wentworth) Clougherty.

A proud graduate of Boston College, Al had a distinguished career with General Waterworks and IU International as a corporate accountant. Upon retirement Al was active in many volunteer activities, serving as Central Bucks Coordinator for Aid For Friends, having taught literacy classes for VITA and was Treasurer of the Doylestown Community Garden. Al lived his faith to the fullest. He was a long-time parishioner of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel where he was active in many ministries and served as an extraordinary minister of Holy Communion. He was an avid fan of history, music, literature and family genealogy. Al had a great love of baseball, being torn between his hometown Boston Red Sox and the Philadelphia Phillies.

Al enjoyed traveling with his wife ,Joan and together they explored much of the United States, Europe and the Caribbean. He savored special cross-country skiing adventures and their annual trips to Maine.

As an adored father, uncle and grandfather, Al always loved planning family gatherings, having organized many family reunions.

In addition to his wife Joan, Al is survived by his children: Mary Comeau, Alfred (Shelly), Michael, Timothy (Crissy Torres), Paul and Danny (James) and grandchildren: Debbie, Warren, Gregory, Samantha (Nate), Bryan, Nicole, Nathalie, Brooke and great grandchildren: Zachary, Alexis, Emily and Sydney, as well as his brother: Leo (Marie) Clougherty and sister-in-law, Mary Clougherty.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, March 9 at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 235 East State Street, Doylestown where the family will receive guests from 10 a.m., until the time of Mass. Interment will follow in Resurrection Cemetery, Bensalem.

In lieu of flowers please consider donations to Aid for Friends ( or The Alzheimer’s Association (


10~11 a.m., Saturday, March 9
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church
235 East State Street


11 a.m., Saturday, March 9
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church
235 East State Street


Resurrection Cemetery