Dorothy B. (Michel) Doyle, 93, longtime resident of Goodwin
Court,Essex, died Friday, April 11, 2014 in the Masconomet
Healthcare Center, Topsfield following her brief illness. She was
the wife of the late John “Brud” E. Doyle.
in Fall River on January 1, 1921 she was the daughter of the late
Ovide H. and Delia G. (Sevigny) Michel. Dorothy was raised in Fall
River following her marriage she made Essex her home. For several
years she was employed at her husband's grocery store “The Village
Market” in Essex and in later years at the Oakwood Nursing and
Retirement Home in Manchester.
Dorothy loved her home and family. She also enjoyed her many hours
sewing, knitting, crocheting, home gardening and bowling with
friends. She was an avid Bruins and Red Sox fan.
survived by a son, Lawrence E. Doyle and his wife Cheryl of
Georgetown; a daughter, Faye A. Kokos and her husband Thomas of
Ipswich; a daughter-in-law Virginia Bergmann of Gloucester; eleven
grandchildren, Lea Doyle of Gloucester, Tarzah Archer and her
husband Richard Huntington of MD, Lawrence Doyle, Jr. and his
fiancé’ Heather Jernegan both of Essex , Linsey Doyle of Georgetown,
Gene Kokos and his wife Jerusha of Amesbury, Casey Kokos and his
wife Meredith of Boston, Christopher and Jessica Bergmann both of
VT, Paul Bergmann of FL, Frank Bergmann of Salem and Dorothy
Bergmann of Gloucester and eleven great grandchildren. She was the
mother of the late Frank R. Bergmann and Paul G. Bergmann.
funeral service will be held Tuesday, April 15. 2014, 9 am from the
Whittier-Porter Funeral Home, 6 High Street, Ipswich, followed by
the celebration of a Funeral Mass of Christian Burial, 10 am in the
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 52 Main Street, Essex. Family
and friends are respectfully welcomed. Interment will be in the
Spring Street Cemetery, Essex. In lieu of flowers memorial
contributions in her name may be made to Dana-Farber Cancer
Institute, 44 Binney Street, Boston, MA 02115.