Richard J. Doyle
(January 13, 1926 – March 11, 2008)
Doyle, Richard J., Jr. “Dickie” (Capt. BFD Ret.) of Dedham and Wareham March 11th.
Beloved husband of the late Betty Jean “Honey” (Milton). Loving father of Richard Doyle
(BFD) & his wife Therese of Roslindale, Kristine Blanchard & her husband Jack of
Stoughton, James Doyle (BFD) and his wife Susan of Walpole, and Karin Davis & her
husband Richard of Easton.
Adored grandfather of Roseanne, Cara and Timothy Doyle, Michael Blanchard & his wife
Suzanne, Shelley Blanchard, Nolan Blanchard, Dina Blanchard-Herget & her husband Scott,
Courtney, Andrew, and Matthew Doyle, Amanda, Jillian and Gregory Davis.
Great-grandfather of Joseph John Blanchard.
Brother of Ellen Greene, Annette Ward, Joanne Hemmer, and the late Patricia O’Brien.
Brother-in-law of Robert Milton, Son of the late Richard J.Sr.,& Elisabeth (Crossin)
Doyle. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Funeral from the F.J. Higgins Funeral Home 4236 Washington St. ROSLINDALE SQUARE on
Monday, March 17th at 9:00 AM. Funeral Mass in the Sacred Heart (lower) Church at 10
O’clock. Relatives & Friends invited. Visiting Hours on Sunday 2:00 – 6:00 PM. Interment
in the MA National Cemetery Bourne at 1:30 PM.
Retired Captain, Boston Fire Dept., Late Member of the American Legion Post # 76,
Jamaica Plain, Boston Fire Dept. Local 718, The Boston Gaelic Fire Brigade, USMC
Society, Sea Going Marines, Life Member of the DAV, W.W.II Veteran U. S. M. C. Recipient
of the Purple Heart for being wounded in action. Plank owner of the USS Franklin CV-13.
Due to floral limitations at the National Cemetery Memorial Contributions may be sent to
a Veteran’s Charity of your choice