John C. Doyle, 84
Northborough – John “Jack” C. Doyle died Thursday, March 6, 2014 at Beaumont of Northborough. He was 84. Born and raised in Arlington, he was the son of the late John A. and Elsie (Cameron) Doyle. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Marilyn (Hart) Doyle.
He also leaves behind four sons, John Doyle Jr. and his wife Delia of Holden, Philip Doyle and his wife Mary of Tacoma Park, Maryland, Kenneth Doyle and his wife Jodi of Millis, and Mark Doyle and his wife Barbara of New Salem; one daughter, Pamela Russo and her husband Steven of Weymouth; 12 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews. Jack is also survived by his brother, Donald W. Doyle and his wife Nancy of Woburn, and his sister, Clare Craig of St. Petersburg, Fla.
Jack served in the United States Army during the Korean War and was stationed in Germany in Army intelligence. He retired with the rank of Corporal.
Jack graduated from Boston University and then received his MBA from Northeastern University. He worked as an ATF Agent for 20 years. After retirement, he worked for the Attorney General’s Office for five years.
He was very community minded. He was a member of numerous groups, including the Democratic Town Committee, the American Legion Post 234, the United Brethren Masonic Lodge of Marlborough, and the Major General Henry Knox Lodge of Boston, the Military Intelligence Association of New England, and the Worcester County Shriners Club. Jack also volunteered at CASA as an advocate for children. He delivered Meals on Wheels and offered communion at local nursing homes representing Trinity Church.
As involved as he was in the town, what was most important to Jack was his family. He devoted many hours to coaching his children’s baseball and hockey teams.
Calling hours will be held Monday, March 10, from 5 – 8 p.m., in Hays Funeral Home, 56 Main St., Northborough. The funeral will be held Tuesday, March 11, at 11 a.m., at Trinity Church, 23 Main St., Northborough. Burial with military honors will follow at Howard Street Cemetery in Northborough.
Memorial donations may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children, 51 Blossom St., Boston, MA 02114.
To share a memory or leave a condolence, please visit www.haysfuneralhome.com.
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