Joseph E. Doyle, passed away at age 90. He was raised in Dedham and lived 42 years in Needham until his retirement to Kingston.
He died on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, surrounded by his loving family and devoted wife Claire, of 63 years.
After serving in World War II in the Battle of the Bulge, he bought his father's family catering business and function halls known as Whiton Hall, when his father, Joseph J. Doyle retired.
He also became a Court Officer in Suffolk Superior Court. Joseph and Claire retired to Rocky Nook in Kingston, where they met many, many moons ago.
Besides his wife, he leaves three children and four grandchildren.
Visiting hours will be at the Shepherd Funeral Home, 216 Main Street, (Rte. 106), in Kingston, on Monday, Nov. 12, from 4 p.m.- 8 p.m.
Funeral services will be at the Shepherd Funeral Home, in Kingston, on Tuesday, Nov. 13, at 9 a.m.
His Funeral Mass will take place at the Holy Family Church, 601 Tremont Street, in Duxbury at 10 a.m.
Interment at Saint Joseph's Cemetery, Elm Street, in Kingston.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to Cranberry Hospice, 36 Cordage Park Circle, Suite 326, Plymouth, MA 02360. For directions and online condolences, visitwww.shepherdfuneralhome.com.