Keeseville — Robert M. Doyle, 72, of Hill Street, died Sunday, May 6, 2001, at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh.
He was born in Keeseville on May 1, 1929, the son of Frank L. and Lillian (Benham) Doyle.
Mr. Doyle retired from the U.S. Army as a Sergeant First Class, E-7. He served in the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam War, where he received a Purple Heart for an injury sustained with the 1st Infantry Division. He later worked for and retired from Ford Motor Company in Green Island, N.Y.
He was a member of the Keeseville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1505, the American Legion 0284, Knights of Columbus Council 4689 and St. John's Church in Keeseville.
Survivors include his wife, Joan M. (Blaise) Doyle; three sons and spouses, Robert A. and Susanne Doyle of Niskayuna, Richard E. Doyle of Troy and Albert J. and Michelle Doyle of Brunswick; two grandchildren, Ryan and Brendan; six stepgrandchildren and spouses, Tracy Barber of Albany, Terry and Becky Barber of Georgia, Tammy Drinkwine of Ausable Forks, Susan and Jessie Irwin of Peru, John and Kris Barber of Keeseville and Lisa and Ed Emerson of Wilmington; 14 stepgrandchildren, Christina, Christopher, Michael, Shannon, Heidi, Heather, Shawn, Jacob, Melissa, Jeffrey, Jennifer, Tionna, Shendara and Poelina; three stepgreat-grandchildren, Connor, Brian and Zachary; and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by three siblings, Arthur F. Doyle, Russell T. Doyle and Doris Reale; and his first wife, Gladys M. Berry.
Calling hours will be held Tuesday from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Hamilton Funeral Home in Keeseville. A funeral service will follow at 6 p.m. at the funeral home, with Rev. Garvin Demarais, pastor of the Catholic Community of Keeseville, officiating. Burial will be held at a later date at St. Patrick's Cemetery in Colonie.
Donations in his memory may be made to the Keeseville Rescue Squad.
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