DOHERTY, Sheila M.-A lifelong Everett resident, passed away at home on December 27, 2013, at 60 years. Born in Everett, she is the beloved daughter of Esther (Hegarty) Doherty and the late Daniel F. Doherty of Everett. Loving sister of Maureen Cognata and her husband Gus of Malden, and Daniel Doherty and his wife Joyce of Stoneham. Cherished aunt of Kristen, Gus, and Kevin Cognata. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend a funeral from the JF Ward Funeral Home, 772 Broadway, Everett, on Tuesday, Dec 31st, at 8 AM, followed by a Funeral Mass in Sacred Hearts Church, 315 Main St., Malden at 9 AM. Visiting hours will be held at the funeral home on Monday from 4-8 PM. Interment in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. Sheila was a longtime Everett school teacher. In her memory, donations may be made to Hallmark Health Cancer Center, c/o The Development Office, Hallmark Health, 170 Governors Ave., Medford, MA 02155.