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Dr. Henry "Hank" Thomas Dougherty died peacefully Saturday, May 9, 2015. Henry Thomas Dougherty was born Oct. 28, 1957, to James Eugene Sr. and Ann Theresa Goldsmith Dougherty at the U.S. Naval Air Base in Warwick, Bermuda. The family soon after moved to Herkimer, N.Y. Hank earned a B.S. in nursing from the State University of New York, a master's in health science and a doctorate in nurse anesthesia practice from Texas Wesleyan University. Hank and Jean Elizabeth Ball were married June 30, 1984.
James Martin Yates (Martin) was born in Kaufman, Texas on February 3, 1942, although his mother told him as a child that he was born on February 4th and that was the day he celebrated most of his life. He died at home on May 4, 2015 from pancreatic cancer. Martin was predeceased by his mother, Ann Furr Yates, and his father, Max Gene Yates, and by many friends who died too early in their lives.