Melanie Dougher

November 27, 1955  - 
September 30, 2022

Melanie A. “Mel” Dougher, 66, Dalton, formerly of the Bellevue section of Scranton, passed Friday evening at the Allied Hospice Center, Scranton. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Julia Mokis Jaworski. Mel was a 1973 graduate of West Scranton High School, a member of St. Ann’s Parish and had been a cashier for Price Chopper up until her illness.

She is survived by her husband of 48 years, William Dougher, their daughters; Julia Brister and husband Brian, Clarks Summit and Sommur Connor and husband Brian, Dalton, 4 grandchildren; Madison and Brennan Connor, Zachary and Avary Brister, her sister, Donna Celuck and husband Richard, Old Forge, one niece and six nephews.

She was predeceased by her parents, her son, Sgt. William “Billy” Dougher and a sister, Deborah Ruddy.

Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, in the Edward J. Chomko Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 262 Railroad Avenue, West Scranton, at 10 am by the Rev. Richard Burke, Pastor of Basilica of St. Ann Parish. Interment will follow at Cathedral Cemetery.

Viewing for family and friends will be on Tuesday, 4 to 7 pm. Due to family allergies, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Allied Services Hospice Center, 511 Morgan Highway, Scranton, PA 18508.

Burial Date: October 5, 2022
Allied Services Hospice
Make checks payable to: Allied Services Hospice
Allied Services Hospice, 100 Abington Executive Park, Clarks Summit, PA 18411.