Kerry Owen Doyle, 82, former Ephrata Boro policeman, retired Acme supervisor, Navy vet

By on July 9, 2014

Kerry Owen Doyle, 82, of Lititz, passed away Friday, July 4, 2014, at Lancaster General Hospital.

He was born in Markham, Wash. to the late Larry and Margit (Wetteland) Doyle and was the husband of Susan M. (Dundore) Doyle with whom he shared four short but wonderful years of marriage.

Kerry was a member of the Lititz Moravian Church. He retired in 1994 as a supervisor of distribution for Acme Markets. In his early years, he was a police officer for the Ephrata Borough, and after retirement, he was a driver for Keller Bros. Ford, Lititz. He served his country in the US Navy during the Korean War. He enjoyed military history, especially of WWII and Korea, old movies, doing maintenance and light home repairs. He also enjoyed traveling and was especially fond of his trips to Chincoteague Island with Sue.

In addition to his wife; he is survived by a son: Anthony L., husband of Connie (Greene) Doyle of Grapevine, Texas; two daughters: Angelique E., wife of Jeffrey Fritz of Mt. Joy, Karen L., wife of Kirk Buckwalter of Quincy, Ill.; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife: Violet E. (Donmoyer) Doyle. Kerry was the last surviving member of his immediate family.

His service was held July 10 at Lititz Moravian Church, with Pastors Mark Breland and Dean Jurgen officiating. Interment took place in the Zeltenreich’s Cemetery, New Holland, with military honors accorded by the Red Rose Veterans Honor Guard.

Memorial contributions in Kerry’s memory may be made to the Lititz Moravian Church, 8 Church Square, Lititz, PA 17543.

Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes, Inc., Akron/ Ephrata. Online condolences can be given at stradlingfuneralhome.com.

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