Stephen Doyle

Stephen Jude Doyle, a lifelong Falmouth resident, died January 7. He was 67.

He was the husband of Teresa Lyn Frady.

The son of Margaret (McClellan) and John P. Doyle, he graduated from Lawrence High School, where he was a student-athlete, playing varsity football as an offensive lineman.

During his senior year he was recruited into the US Marine Corps. During his service Mr. Doyle specialized in jet engine mechanics. Upon discharge he completed Massachusetts police officer training and then served with the Falmouth Police Department, the Massachusetts Environmental Police, and the Massachusetts Capitol Police.

He returned to the land surveying profession, which he learned working alongside his father, establishing his own business in the late 1980s.

Mr. Doyle loved music and read extensively. He was interested in history, world affairs and politics, and had a particular fascination for the assassination of former president John F. Kennedy.

In addition to his wife, he leaves seven siblings, John Doyle, Catherine Lyons and Joan Doyle, all of Falmouth, Mary Vautour of Hopedale, Jane Boon of Sagamore Beach, Thomas Doyle of Mashpee, and Robert Doyle of New York City; five children, Ryan Doyle and Patrick Doyle, both of Falmouth, Jeremy Doyle of Fall River, Bree Kelly Doyle of Mashpee, and Paul Shockley of Dallas, North Carolina; 19 grandchildren; and a large extended family.

A memorial reception will be Saturday, January 22, from 1 to 4 PM at Bucatino Restaurant and Wine Bar, 7 Nathan Ellis Highway in North Falmouth.

Interment will be at a later date.

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