Doris J. Herdman

Doris J. Herdman, a 20-year resident of Patterson, N.Y., died peacefully at home on Oct. 22. She was 90 years old.

Born on Oct. 28, 1927, in Bronx, N.Y., daughter of the late Arthur A. and Emma (Mander) Wells. Doris was a graduate of Evander Childs High School in the Bronx.

On Jan. 26, 1952, she married the love of her life John E. Herdman. John predeceased his wife on Dec. 8, 2006.

Mrs. Herdman is survived by her son Arthur J. Herdman (Laura) of Patterson; her grandchildren, Arthur J. Herdman Jr, Michael Herdman, Thomas Herdman, Julieann Herdman and Melissa Herdman; her great-granddaughter Aria; and her daughter-inlaw MaryAnn Herdman. She was predeceased by her son John E. Herdman III and her brother Arthur A. Wells.

A funeral service was held on Thursday, Oct. 25, at 7 p.m. at Dwyer Funeral Home, 23 South St., Patterson. A visitation was held on Thursday from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment followed the next day at 11 a.m. at Hillside Cemetery, Cortlandt Manor.

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