Dolores L. Doyle, 88, of Troy passed away on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at Liberty Village in Maryville.
She was born on February 28, 1931 in East St. Louis, the child of Francis Emmitt and Anna Louise (Osmon) Brady. She married her husband, Melvin James Doyle on March 1, 1949. Shortly after their marriage, Melvin served as a Marine in the Korean War. Upon returning home, the couple moved to Hollywood Heights and adopted their son, Terrence James Doyle in 1961. In 1963 they moved to Collinsville and adopted their daughter, Anna Marie (Doyle) Jenkins.
Dolores was a devout Catholic and throughout her life she was an active member of St. Stephen’s Catholic Church in Caseyville and in her sunset years, St. Jerome in Troy. After the death of her beloved husband in 2004, she moved to Troy to be closer to her daughter and grandsons, whom she adored.
She is survived by her daughter, Anna (Scott) Jenkins of Troy; grandsons: Michael Terrence and wife Christine (Richardson) Jenkins of Edwardsville and Nicholas Scott and husband Remy (Falterman) Jenkins of Indianapolis.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and her son.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday, March 5 at Herr Funeral Home in Collinsville.
Interment followed at Mount Carmel Cemetery in Belleville.
The family would be grateful for donations to the Alzheimer’s Association, theWalk to End Alzheimer’s or to the Triad Middle School Band. Additional condolences may be sent to the family at www.herrfuneral.com.
Herr Funeral Home in Collinsville was in charge of the arrangements.