Jerald E. Doyle, 80


Jerald E. "Jerry" Doyle, 80, of Breese, formerly of Litchfield, died Sunday, June 9, 2019, at his residence.

Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, June 14, beginning at 10 a.m. at St. Dominic Catholic Church in Breese with Father Patrick Peter officiating. Interment will follow in Elm Lawn Memorial Park in Litchfield.

Mr. Doyle was born Feb. 5, 1939, in Chicago, to James Edward and Mary (Murphy) Doyle. He married Blanche Woods on Oct. 25, 1958, and she preceded him in death on Oct. 28, 2002. He later married Ginger Miller on Dec. 9, 2006, and she preceded him in death on March 1, 2016.

During his career, he worked as a superintendent for McCartin Mcauliffe Mechanical in Chicago and later retired from Phillips-Getschow Co. in Chicago. Additionally, he and his wife Ginger operated Doyle's Collectibles in Springfield.

Mr. Doyle was a member of St. Dominic Catholic Church in Breese, was a 60-year member of Pipe Fitters Union Local 597 in Chicago and former member of a trap shooters league in Chicago. He enjoyed antiques and fishing.

He is survived by two children, Kevin (Susan) Doyle of Tuscaloosa, AL, and Kelly (Tim) Titsworth of Breese; grandchildren, Jeremy Doyle, Heather (Jody) Ferris, Justin (Jill) Doyle and Kaitlin (Michael) Krohn; and great-grandchildren, Hunter and Harper Ferris, Miles and Norah Doyle and Finley Krohn.

In addition to his parents and wives, Mr. Doyle was preceded in death by two sons, Greg and Danny Doyle; and a brother and his wife, James and Louise Doyle.

Memorials may be directed to the Alzheimer's Association and will be received at St. Dominic Catholic Church in Breese or through Moss Funeral Home, 535 North 5th Street, Breese, IL 62230.

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