It is with deep sadness that we, the family of the late Joseph Francis Doyle announce his passing on December 11, 2019, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, surrounded by his family. Born in New Waterford, he was the son of the late James and Teresa (McIsaac) Doyle.
Throughout his career, Francis worked as a steelworker, cab driver, and delivery person. He loved going for a drive, watching hockey, and was a loyal fan of the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Francis is survived by his sons; Francis (April), Brett and Jason, daughters; Shelby and Jolene, grandchildren; Hayden, Chase and Emma, brothers; Jimmy (Ann) and Gerard (Cece); sister Jeanie (Sammy) Newman and several nieces and nephews.
Cremation has taken place. A chapel service will be held on Tuesday, December 17 at 1:30 pm in the funeral home chapel, with Father Ray Huntley officiating. Interment in Saint Agnes Cemetery. Donations in Francis’ memory can be made to the Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of McLellan Brothers Funeral Home, 3183 Plummer Ave, New Waterford, 902-862-7500.