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Thomas J. Doyle
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Thomas J. Doyle, age 82 years, passed away peacefully Sunday, December 17, 2017 in McLaren Bay Region. He was born September 7, 1935 to the late Frank and Lorraine (Doyle) Doyle in Lansing and has resided in Bay City most of his life. After high school, Tom served his country in the U. S. Army and was honorably discharged in 1957. On October 1, 1960 he married the former Virginia A. Morrow in St. Joseph Church and they have spent many good times during the past 57 years together. Tom was employed for over 10 years with the Kroger Co before retiring from GMC after 23 years in 1988. He was a member of St. Jude Thaddeus Parish (St. Joseph Church) where he served as an Usher for 21 years, and volunteered with many projects at St. Joseph School. He was a member of Local 365, a die-hard fan of Notre Dame, the Detroit Tigers and Lions.

Besides his wife, Virginia, he is survived by his three sons: Timothy, Joseph (Francesca), and Stephen (Kellie); grandchildren: Jessica and Brianna Doyle (and their mother, Tammy), Anne and Emma Doyle (and their mother, Sara), Keegan and Laiken Doyle, Jessica and Ashley McGregor; great-grandson: Todd Jerome Doyle; step grandchildren; step great-granddaughters; nephews: Neal (Cathy) White, David White, Michael Morrow; niece: Kathleen (Donald) Voltz, and a special niece, Cynthia Morrow; brother-in-law: Eugene Morrow; cousins, friends, and a very dear friend and caregiver: Toni Guoan.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his grandson, Todd Doyle: father and mother-in-law: Grover and Marcella Morrow, sister and brother-in-law: Patricia and Daniel White, and sisters-in-law: Therese and Pat Morrow.

Tom’s family would like to thank the following: Drs. S. Dandamudi, J. Prasad, R. Malecki and G. Brown; nurses and staff at Fresenius Kidney Center and at the Infusion Clinic at Karmanos Cancer Institute, and for the excellent care provided by Bay County Medical Care Facility.

The Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 11:00 at St. Jude Parish (St. Joseph Church) 1005 Third St., Bay City. Rev. Dale A. Orlik will preside and interment will follow in St. Patrick Cemetery with military rites under the auspices of the Bay County Veterans Council. Memorial contributions may be designated for the American Kidney Foundation. Visiting hours with the family will be Wednesday, December 20, 2017 from 2:00 until 8:00 pm with the Vigil Prayer Service at 7:00 pm in the W. A. Trahan Funeral Chapel; and on Thursday in St. Joseph Church after 10:00 am until the time of the Funeral Liturgy.
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2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Trahan Funeral Chapel & Prearrangement Center

256 N. Madison Avenue
Bay City, MI 48708

Vigil Prayer Service at 7:00 pm.





11:00 AM
St. Jude Thaddeus Parish - St. Joseph Church

1005 3rd Street
Bay City, MI 48708

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St. Patrick Cemetery

805 Ridge Road
Bay City, MI 48708


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