Born: January 15, 1921
Died: May 25, 1999
Married: Elizabeth Dupree
Children: James Doyle, Timothy Doyle, Pat Doyle, Donna Doyle, Kelley Doyle, Deborah Vosper, Shannon Eileen Doyle
Edward J. Doyle was a World War II veteran. He was a son of Edward J. and Carolyn (Hall) Doyle.
Adirondack Daily Enterprise, May 26, 1999,
SARANAC LAKE - Edward J. Doyle, 78, of Merrill Street, Saranac Lake died Tuesday, May 25, 1999 at the Uihlein Mercy Center in Lake Placid. Born Jan. 15, 1921 in Lake Placid, he was the son of Edward J. and Carolyn (Hall) Doyle. He was a red letter athlete at Lake Placid High School, class of 1940, where he excelled in football, baseball and skiing. He was a ski instructor at the Lake Placid Club, prior to his induction into the 10th Mountain Division ski troops of the U.S. Army in 1943. He was stationed at Camp Hale, Colo, as a rock climbing instructor, and he trained many of the division's officers to ski.
He married the former Elizabeth Dupree of Saranac Lake on May 11, 1944 at St. Bernard's Church. Upon discharge from the Army in 1946, he was employed as a ski instructor at the Mirror Lake Inn for many years. In 1958 he was named Ski Patrol Director at Whiteface Mtn. He was also a member of the National Ski Patrol, holding one of the lowest living certification numbers, prior to his death.
Mr. Doyle was a master finish carpenter in the Tri-Lakes area for many years and he was also a founding member of the Mt. Pisgah Youth "Candy Bar" race program. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping.
Survivors include his wife; three sons, James of Seattle, Wash., and Timothy and Patrick of Saranac Lake; three daughters, Donna and Kelley Doyle of Saranac Lake and Deborah Vosper of Seattle, Wash.; a sister, Margaret Doyle of Northville; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by a daughter, Shannon Eileen Doyle and a sister, Marie B. Hilts.
Calling hours will be held from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, at the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home. American Legion Post #326 will hold a veteran's service at 7:30 p.m., followed by a Knights of Columbus Service and Bible vigil at 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:15 a.m. Friday at St. Bernard's Church, with the Rev. Mark Reilly officiating.
Interment will follow in the St. Bernard's Cemetery in Saranac Lake.
Memorial contributions may be made to the 10th Mountain Division Memorial Fund, in care of the funeral home.