James J. Doyle, 89
Thursday, March 10, 2011
Last updated: Thursday March 10, 2011, 1:19 AM
Pascack Valley Community Life
West Milford – James J. Doyle, 2nd Lieutenant, 89, of
West Milford, formerly of Township of Washington, died
on Tuesday, Feb. 22.
Jim was born in Jersey City on July 30, 1921. He was a
graduate of the U.S.M.M.A. (Kings Point).
He worked at
the Port Authority of N.Y./N.J. as a senior properties
manager. He served our country in World War II. Jim
loved to run, he was New Jersey State Champ in the mile
and cross country three years in a row and was ranked
third in the nation in both events. Jim was a
parishioner for many years of Church of Our Lady of Good
Counsel, Township of Washington and was instrumental in
the building of the church. He was a member of the
Knights of Columbus, Mother Seton Council #5427.
Beloved husband of Helen Doyle (nee Niedhart). Devoted
father of Kathleen Shapiro and her husband Arthur, James
Doyle and his wife Joan, John Doyle and his wife Irma,
Thomas Doyle and his wife Mary. Loving grandfather of
Brett, Erik and Craig Shapiro; Justin, James, Michael,
Brian, John and Loretta Doyle. Cherished great
grandfather of Chloe and Irie Shapiro. Dearest step
great grandfather of Alyssa and Mason Small.
Funeral liturgy was held at Church of Our Lady of Good
Counsel, Township of Washington, on Feb. 28 and
interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, N.Y.
The family received their relatives and friends at
Becker Funeral Home, Westwood, on Feb. 27. A Knights of
Columbus service was held during visitation hours.
Memorial gifts can be made in Jim's name to Church of
Our Lady of Good Counsel, 668 Ridgewood Road, Township
of Washington, NJ 07676.
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