Obituary of Gerald James Doyle
Gerald J. Doyle, born July 3, 1925 of Farmingdale, New York passed away peacefully in his sleep early morning of Wednesday September 25, 2019. He was 94 years old.
Gerald is survived by his loving wife, Doris. They recently celebrated 71 years of marriage. Gerald leaves behind his daughter, Louise. He is predeceased by his son Thomas.
His world revolved around his family. He was the loving grandfather to 8 grandchildren; Richard (Elaine), JoAnne, Michael (Melissa), Patricia, Suzanne, Lindsay (Mike), Kimberly (Joe), and Jamie. He was the doting great-grandfather of Thomas, Aaron, Nicholas, Jacob, Juliana, Ryan and Tyler. He is also survived by his "cuz", Sister Winifred Doyle.
Gerald's long working career was with the Local 580 of the Ironworkers Union. He was very proud to be part of the construction crew of many iconic New York landmarks including Idlewild (now JFK) airport, Citicorp building, World Trade Center and numerous other buildings at the 1964 New York World's Fair.
Services at Law Funeral Home, 1 Jerusalem Avenue, Massapequa, N.Y. 11758 on Sunday September 29, 2019. Visitation is 2-4pm and 7-9pm. The Funeral Mass will be 10:15am Monday September 30, 2019 at St. James RC Church, 80 Hicksville Rd. Seaford, NY 11738.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to be made to the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Alzheimer"s Disease Research Center. Donations made be made on line at: https://ichan.mssm.edu/research/adrc