KATHERINE BELLE DOYLE 1916-2016 Katherine Belle Doyle, age 100, and a resident of New Braunfels, passed away on Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at home surrounded by her loving family. Katherine was born on January 22, 1916. She was the oldest child of Clyde and Verena Broussard and the oldest grandchild of Joseph and Mary Belle Broussard of Beaumont, Texas. She graduated from Saint Mary's College in 1936. Katherine Belle was married to Gerald Purcell Doyle on December 30, 1939. She was a loving and supportive spouse and mother. At the time of her death she was the Matriarch of the large Broussard clan. When she was 94 she moved to New Braunfels. She loved music, walking, playing tennis, bridge, meeting new friends, and traveling to interesting places. She is survived by her sister, Mary Elizabeth Donovan of Houston; sons, Peter G. Doyle and wife Poppy, James E. Doyle and his wife, Terzah, all of Houston and Thomas G. Doyle of Austin; daughters, Susan Dunigan and husband Michael of Pampa and K. Belle Conway of New Braunfels; daughter-in-law, Theresa Doyle of Houston; 13 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren. The family would like to thank the lovely caregivers who took care of their mother during these last few weeks. A Memorial Mass will be held at 12 noon on Friday, August 12, 2016 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 138 W. Austin in New Braunfels. A reception will follow at The River Venue, 561 Oasis, New Braunfels (turn right on McKenna Avenue, located behind Mamacita's restaurant) To leave a message for the family, visit www.luxfhcares.com and select obituaries.
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Our Lady of Perpetual Help
138 W Austin St
New Braunfels, TX 78130
Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Aug. 10, 2016