Gretchen Whaling Daugherty

February 24, 2023


Past Services

Saturday March 11, 2023
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Maestas Chapel
1801 Baltic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(757) 428-1112 | Directions

Gretchen Whaling Daugherty passed away on February 24th, 2023 at the age of 98. She was born in Cumberland, Maryland, lived most of her life in Wheeling, West Virginia before residing in Virginia Beach.

Gretchen loved to read, play bridge with her friends, and always cheered on the Pittsburgh Pirates and Steelers, where games were never missed and always on TV. She was known for volunteering her time for various causes, worked in her church, and delivered Meals on Wheels for those in need in her community.

Gretchen loved and cherished her time spent with her children, grandchildren, and greatgrandchildren. She loved them all with her whole being and heart. Gretchen was preceded in death by her sister, Alice Holland, her daughter, Susan Taflan, and her parents, Henry and Mary Williams. She is survived by her three children, Scott (Rhonda) Daugherty, Sherry (Tim) Hunt, Sally (Dave) Reed, four grandchildren. Amber, Kyle, Kurt (Windy), and Kristen and greatgrandchildren, Piper, Parker, and Soren.

A private memorial will be held for the family on March 11th.

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Faye Oldham
11 months ago

Scott and family,

So sorry to hear of your loss. Your mother was the nicest person I’ve ever met. I remember like it was yesterday and she would come up to me and we would talk Again, Scott I am sorry for your loss

Gary Tominack
11 months ago

Scott, very sorry to here of your Moms passing! I remember her and your Dad well in the days at the Tominack house. Your Mom was always a very good person. She had a long life and is now in a great place above looking down on your family.

Leslie Morris
11 months ago

Dear Scott, Rhonda and family. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. May the angels lead your Mother into paradise and Our Heavenly Father grant her eternal rest. With love, Leslie

11 months ago

Gretchen was a lovely person. May her memory sustain you all.

11 months ago

Scott, Sending thoughts and prayers. So sorry to hear of your loss. She was a wonderful woman.

Kathy Clatterbuck
11 months ago

My deepest prayers and sympathy.
Kathy Kleeh Clatterbuck

Tammy Petri Turkaly
11 months ago

Bill and I are so very sorry to read of Gretchen‘s passing. She was a wonderful woman and a wonderful mom. She was always so very kind to me as we were all growing up together. Enjoy your memories.

Stephanie Groome
11 months ago

Scott, sorry to hear of your Mother’s passing. 🙏🙏