September 25, 1938 ~ October 23, 2017
Barbara E. Doheny, age 86, of Hamden, passed away on October 23, 2017. Born in Hartford, CT on September 25, 1931, she was the daughter of the late William A. & Ruth (Smart) Elliott. Barbara is survived by her husband, William L. Doheny, Jr. DDS; her daughter Barbara M. Hamilton & her husband Jeffrey of Hamden; her son William L. Doheny, III of Wallingford; grandchildren, Caroline & Henry Hamilton and Allison & William Doheny IV; her former daughter in-law Kathleen Baughn of Hamden and her brother William D. Elliott of Virginia. Barbara received her 6th Year Degree in Education from Columbia University. She was a dental assistant and manager of her husband's dental practice for many years. Prior to that she was a art teacher at the University of Maryland and later at Amity Junior High School and was also employed at AAA Motor Club. She was a member of the New England Lacers, the International Old Lace Guild and was a former board member of the Hamden Historical Society. Funeral arrangements are in care of BEECHER & BENNETT FUNERAL HOME, 2300 Whitney Ave, Hamden. Services at a time and date to be announced. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Barbara’s memory may be made to West Rock Ridge Park Association, c/o Ted Lynn, 648 Mountain Road, Hamden, CT 06514.