Peter A. Doran, 48, of Marlborough


Obit Peter A DoranMarlborough – Peter A. “Pete” Doran, 48, died Tuesday morning, Feb. 2, 2016 after a short illness. He was the husband of Rebekah (Honer) Doran, to whom he was married for eight years.

He was born in Liverpool, England, the son of Brian and Joyce (Ellis) Doran of Potsdam, N.Y., and spent much of his younger years in Potsdam before moving to Framingham and later Marlborough.

Pete was a graduate of Hamilton College, class of 1989, and worked as a software salesman for, Citrix Systems and Brainshark Inc.

Pete was an avid and very skilled golfer and a longtime member of the Marlborough Country Club. Until his illness, he was an active participant in local men’s hockey leagues and as a referee for the local youth hockey leagues at the New England Sports Center in Marlborough.

Besides his wife and parents, he is survived by four sons, Liam and Sean Doran of Framingham, Bailey Honer, and Vince Doran of Marlborough; three sisters, Catherine Doran of Los Angeles, Calif., Christine Doran of Potsdam, N.Y., and Suzanne Doran and her daughter Maya of Richmond, Va.; his in-laws, Ken and Joanne Honer of Marlborough; and a sister-in-law. Rachel Johnson, her husband Richard, and their son RJ of Worcester.

His funeral will be held Friday, Feb. 5, at 7 p.m., in the William R. Short and Son Funeral Home (, 95 West Main St., Marlborough  Visiting hours at the funeral home will be held Feb. 5, from 4-7 p.m., prior to the funeral. Burial will be at a later date.

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