Thomas A. Doyle - age: 73
(September 03, 1947 to October 31, 2020
A graveside service, with military honors, will be scheduled in the future for the Southern Maine Veterans Cemetery in Springvale.
A celebration of his Life will also be held in Peabody and will be announced sometime next summer.
For those wishing to make memorial contributions in his memory please consider the Scarborough Police Canine Unit Department , 275 US Route 1, Scarborough Maine 04074
Or to the Peabody Police Department Canine Unit 6 Allen Lame Attn. Sharon McGill , Peabody, MASS 01960
For those wishing to post condolences please go to http://www.dcpate.com
Scarborough, Maine Thomas A. Doyle, 73 of Running Hill Road was met at the rainbow bridge by the many dogs that he had and trained when he passed away Saturday October 31, 2020 at the Maine Veterans home.
He was born in Boston, Massachusetts September 3m, 1947 the son of Helen Doyle.
He attended local Massachusetts schools and graduated from Peabody Highs School in 1965, where he held the strike out record for many years. Tom was then drafted by the Cincinnati Reds Baseball organization.
After sustaining a baseball injury, he joined the United States Air Force and served during the Korean Conflict.
After his service to his country, he served on the Peabody Police Force for years until his retirement.
He and his wife Maggie moved to Maine, where they owned and operated Running Hill Kennels in Scarborough.
Tom is predeceased by his mother Helen and a sister Kathleen Doyle.
Survivors include his wife Maggie Doyle of 29 years of Scarborough, 2 sisters Debbie Doyle of Peabody and Diane Doyle, sister in law Colleen Swetman and her husband Jim of Rochester, NY and their 3 daughters Shannon, Kelsey and Brenna and brother in law Tim Conway and his wife Kim of Howell, NJ and their 3 sons Jamison, Joshua and Neil and to all the wonderful friends that were a part of his life. He loved you all.
Tom was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles # 2977 and American Legion # 62, Westbrook, Maine.He was Captain of the Westbrook Pool Team and played for many years.
He enjoyed all of the New England Sports Teams especially the Boston Red Sox, music and singing his heart out. Under the Boardwalk will forever his song and St. Patrick's Day will never be the same .