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Karen Lynne Lovell Doyle

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PLYMOUTH, N.H./MANCHESTER -- Karen Lynne Lovell Doyle, 41, formerly of Manchester, died July 5, 2005, at her home in Plymouth, N.H., after suffering the complications of a chronic illness. She was born in Burlington, Sept. 6, 1964 and was the daughter of Joseph and Patricia (Goldsborough) Lovell.

Karen was raised in Briarcliff Manor, N.Y. The family moved to Manchester in 1981. Karen graduated from Burr and Burton Academy class of 1982. She went on to attend Castleton State College before deciding on a career as a chef. She trained as a chef at the Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach, Fla. She returned to Manchester where she worked at several area restaurants including Garlic Johns, The Black Swan, The Chanticleer and the Equinox Hotel.

In 1981 she married Christian Stuart Doyle. The Doyle’s lived in Plymouth. And later divorced. Karen had an unwavering devotion to her children and actively enjoyed much interest. She studied oriental art and culture, landscape and garden design, quilting and music.

She is survived by her two daughters, Annee Alan and Neilia Pauline Doyle, of Sanbornville, N.H.; her mother, Patricia Lovell, of Manchester, Vt.; her sister, Susan L. Smith, and nephew, Michael L. Smith, both of Blue Ridge, Ga.; also are her two uncles, John B. Goldsborough, of Katonal, N.Y., and Randal S. Goldsborough, of Port Richey, Fla.; two aunts, Mrs. Roger Williams, of Springfield, and Mrs. Paul Manning of Worcester, Mass.;a great aunt, Mrs. Gerty Beaudrey, of Springfield, Vt.; also many cousins.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Saturday, July 9, 11 a.m. at Saint Paul’s Church in Manchester. Followed by a private graveside service of committal in the Dellwood Cemetery in Manchester Village. Father John Whalen will officiate the services. There are to be no calling hours.

Funeral arrangements are under the care of Brewster Funeral Service in Manchester. For directions or to send the family e-mail condolences, consult www.sheafuneralhomes.com.
Published in Bennington Banner on July 8, 2005
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