Jana (Luce) Doherty, 43, died unexpectedly Feb. 27, 2010 at her residence in Belfast.

She was born in Belfast Nov. 1, 1966, the daughter of David and Judith (Pingree) Luce. She graduated from Husson College with a degree in accounting and worked at Ames Corporation where she received an award as of employee of the year. She also worked at the Comfort Inn and for the town of Searsmont.

She enjoyed dancing, the beach, her friends and family. She had a personal relationship with her Lord and enjoyed spending private time. She also loved her children and following them around through all their local sporting events.

Jana is survived by her husband of 16 years, Dennis Doherty of Belfast; her son, Ben Luce of Martha’s Vineyard, Mass.; her daughter, Janden Doherty of Belfast; a step-son, Dennis Doherty II of Massachusetts; brothers Dale Luce and his wife Christie of Searsport and James Luce and his wife RoAnn of Liberty; and a niece and a nephew.

Memorial services will be held Friday, March 5 at 11 a.m. at Crabiel-Riposta Funeral Home, 182 Waldo Avenue, Belfast. Online condolences may be placed at ripostafh.com.