Doyle, John Alexander “Jackie”

17 Jul 2023

Doyle, John Alexander “Jackie”, age 73 of Antigonish and formerly of Cape George, Antigonish County, passed away on July 17, 2023, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.

Born in Antigonish, he was a son of the late Jack and Ruth (Murphy) Doyle.

Jackie was always on the go.  He was a hardworking man, and he especially enjoyed working in the woods.  He enjoyed hunting and four-wheeling, and he was handy as a mechanic.  He was proud of his property in Cape George, particularly his lawn.  Jackie was always an animal lover, but he especially loved his buddy, Caper.

He is survived by his children, John (Amanda), Halifax; Cindy (Geoff) Clark, Toronto; Steve (Heather), Cape George; their mother, Lauraine Doyle; grandchildren, Kathleen, Charlotte, and Claire; siblings, Eileen Doyle-MacDonald, Somers Road; David, Brierly Brook; Brenda (Kevin) Vigneau, Ohio; Lorraine, Port Hawkesbury; Leotta, Cape Breton; Ricky, Port Hawkesbury; Sandy, Keppoch; Daniel, Annapolis Valley; special niece, Amanda MacDonald; and many more extended family.

Predeceased by his brother, Vaughn, and foster brother, Jay Euloth (Doyle).

Cremation has taken place, and a funeral Mass will be held Monday at 10:00am in St. Ninian Cathedral, Antigonish, with Reverend Danny MacLennan presiding.  Burial in the parish cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to VON Antigonish, the Antigonish and Area Homemakers, and the SPCA appreciated.