William E. Doyle Jr. , 98, of Braintree, passed away July 21, 2013 at South Shore Hospital. Husband of the late Eileen (Brennan) Doyle and Marie (Conroy) Doyle. Step-father of Kevin Doyle of Plymouth, Allen Doyle and Stephen Doyle, both of Braintree. Brother of Donald Doyle of Brockton and the late Albert Doyle. Born and raised in Brockton William graduated from Brockton High School in 1932 and was a graduate of Harvard University
in 1936. Bill was a WWII
Navy Veteran, former president of Doyle Shoe CO. Brockton, former co-owner of Union Coal and Oil CO. of Brockton, former president and chairman of the board for Peoples Savings Bank in Brockton, former president of Brockton Kiwanis Club, and former president of South Shore Fuel Dealers. He had also been a member of St. Francis of Assisi parish since 1946 where he had taught CCD, had been a lector, a Eucharistic Minister, an usher and alter server. A Funeral Mass was held on Wednesday, July 24, at 10:30 a.m. in St. Francis of Assisi Church, South Braintree Sq. Relatives and friends were respectfully invited to visit the McMaster Funeral Home 86 Franklin St. (Rte. 37), Braintree prior to the Mass from 9 - 10 a.m. Interment St. Marys Cemetery, Randolph.