Gary Leo Doyle, 74, of Altoona, Pa, died at 12:30 AM, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at Altoona Center for Nursing Care, after an extended illness.
He was born in Altoona, Pa on May 30, 1947, son of the late Bernard F. and Ruby A. (Myers) Doyle.
He retired on September 29, 2006 as a Food Service Worker at Hollidaysburg Veterans Home Hollidaysburg with 8 years of service. He was also self-employed owner of Gary’s NASCAR and Sports Shop and Canoe Creek concessions and worked at Kings Family Restaurant for 8 years.
He was a member of Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament Altoona, Pa.
Mr. Doyle was a graduate of Cathedral School, Bishop Guilfoyle High School in 1965 and attended Penn State University Altoona where he studied food service. He was a past member of Pleasant Valley Lions Club, Past member/Life Member of Newburg Volunteer Fire Company and past member of Veterans of Foreigh Wars on 13th Ave. He enjoyed golf, chess, playing cards with relatives and was flea market vendor-buying and selling ltems.
Gary is survived by 2 siblings Cynthia R. Doyle, of Altoona; and Kenneth F. Doyle of Geeseytown/Hollidaysburg. He is also survived by several nephews great nephews and nieces and cousins. He was preceded in death by a brother Roger P. Doyle in December 28, 2020 and a sister-in-law Donna Doyle.
A Funeral Mass will be held at Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, Altoona, Pa at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 with Msgr. Stanley B. Carson celebrant.
Committal Rites will be held at Calvary Cemetery Altoona, Pa.
Friends will be received Monday, June 14, 2021 from 5-8 PM at Jones Funeral Home where a Vigil For the Deceased will be celebrated during the visitation.
Family and friends are invited to a luncheon at Geeseytown Fire Hall after the Committal at Calvary Cemetery.
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