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2003-07-23 / Obituaries

Charles Edward Doyle, Jr.

Charles Edward Doyle, Jr.

Charles Edward Doyle, Jr.

, a lifetime area resident, died on Sunday July 20, 2003. He was eighty-three years old. Mr. Doyle was born on July 2,1920, the son of Charles E. Doyle and Florence M. Curran. After graduating from Peekskill High School in 1937 and Yale University in 1941, Mr. Doyle then graduated from Fordham University School of Law in 1949. During World War II, he was a Lt (J.G.) in the US Naval Reserve assigned to serve with Pan American Airways. Mr. Doyle worked as a self-employed attorney from 1949 until his retirement in 1997. In July 1943 be married Evelyn Wallace in New Haven, CT. She survives. Mr. Doyle was a communicant at Assumption Church., Peekskill. From 1973 - 1975 Mr. Doyle was President of the Westchester County Bar Association. He was the Town Attorney for Philipstown from 1964 - 1979, and the Village of Cold Spring Attorney from 1961 - 1972. He sat on the Board of Trustees for both the Field Library and the Desmond Fish Library, and also served as Chair of the Building Fund drive of the Peekskill hospital in 1961. Several other civic activities also took his time and gave him pleasure. During his life Mr. Doyle was an accomplished golfer; he also very much enjoyed maintaining the outdoors of his home in Garrison. Son, Edward W. (Donna) Doyle, daughters Constance K. Doyle and Gafl D. (Pierre) Ratte survive along with grandchildren Alanna H. and Bradford W. Purdy, and Emilia E., Madeleine M. and Auguste C. Ratte. Sister, Miriam Carlin predeceased Mr. Doyle.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday at Assumption Church, Peekskill at 10 am, followed by interment at Assumption Cemetery, Cortlandt Manor. Visiting at Dorsey-Carlone Funeral Home, Peekskill, on Wednesday, 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Donations in Mr. Doyle’s name to Hudson Valley Hospital Foundation 1980 Crompond Rd. Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567, or to Garrison Volunteer Ambulance & First Aid Squad. PO Box 121, Garrison, NY 10524 are appreciated.

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