Francis W. "Fran" DOYLE

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DOYLE, Francis W. "Fran", 79, passed away June 27, 2013, at LifePath Hospice House in Tampa. Born on February 5, 1934 in Braintree, MA to Arthur and Dorothy (Charves) Doyle, he was best known for his infectious laughter and for his willingness to always help others. He loved to travel and was able to visit several countries during his lifetime. "What we once enjoyed and deeply loved, we can never lose for all that we love deeply becomes a part of us." Francis was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur and Dorothy Doyle; his brothers, Arthur Doyle Jr., Robert Doyle and sister, Dorothy Swann. Francis is survived by his spouse, Edith of Tampa; daughters, Bronwen "Boni" (Mark) Ridgeway of Tampa, Candace (Paul) Ridgeway of Lutz, Catherine (Wesley) Moore Of Webster, FL, Tia Doyle of Springfield, MA and Crystal Doyle of Tampa; sons, William (Jayna) Doyle, Jon (Ruth) Doyle and Patrick Doyle; his siblings, Donald (Joan) Doyle of Saco, ME, Roland (Pat) Doyle of Lutz, Patricia (William) Burr of Tampa, Kathleen Sadlier of Miami, FL, Geraldine Langill of Boston, MA and Barbara Hover of Tampa; his 21 grandchildren; seven great grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. A funeral service will be conducted 7 p.m. Monday, July 1, 2013 in the Adams & Jennings Chapel. The family will receive friends beginning at 6 p.m. until the service time. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to LifePath Hospice, 12470 Telecom Dr., Suite 300, Temple Terrace, FL 33637. Condolences may be left online at

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Published in the Tampa Bay Times on June 30, 2013
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