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“Sorry for your krissy and Andrea and billy we loved Nancy was very nice person happy smiley all the time God bless you all from Nelson and Marie...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Marie Chaisson - Tignish pei

“So Sorry for your loss, She Will Be, Greatly Miss!, My Thoughts, and Pray's are with your family, All the Best!Mike Cuqua, (and Family) ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: Mike Cuqua - Nashua, NH - Friend

“Krissy, Billy and Andrea Sorry for your loss your Mom was a wonderful women. She will be missed but takecomfort in knowing that she will be happy...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Donna Taggart - Dedham, MA

“We were so sad to hear about you Mom. She was a lovely lady. This is a great photo of her, and how i remember her when we were younger. She had a...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Jenn, Tom and Shelby Hoey - NH

“So sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
5 of 10 | Posted by: Linda Heeps - Family

“Billy was my first cousin. I remember Nancy from the first time she came to the Island with Billy. She was a lovely, friendly lady. Sorry for your...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Mona (Handrahan) Broderick

“Sorry to hear about your mom. She was a good women lots of memories. Take care our thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: Lisa McInnis - Kamloops - Family

“Please accept my sincere condolences on the passing of your mother. I am Billy's younger cousin. Mary Doyle and I were great friends growing up. ...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Marie Handrahan Gavin - Family

“Andrea & family I am so sorry for your loss Your Mom was such a sweet lady & I know she is at rest with your Dad Be strong ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: Joanne Iannuzzi - Dracut, MA

“Krissy, Billy, Andrea and Families,I'm so sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. Nancy was a wonderful person, she was always very good to me. You are...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Karen Brekalis - Tewksbury, MA


Anna Lee "Nancy" Doyle, a lifelong resident of Melrose, died on January 21, 2018 at the age of 79. Nancy was born in Stoneham, MA on July 1, 1938 to the late Henry & Ruth (Marsh) O'Leary. She was raised in Melrose and graduated from Melrose High School. Nancy loved taking road trips, whether it was one of her many trips to Prince Edward Island or just taking a car ride to Maine. She was a family person first and foremost, and was a very proud grandmother. In her spare time Nancy enjoyed crafts, particularly crafting Christmas Balls around the holidays for the whole family.

Nancy was the beloved wife of the late William J. Doyle. Loving mother of Kristina M. Millard & her husband David of Windham, NH, William J. Doyle Jr. & his girlfriend Teresa Dolaher of Melrose, and Andrea L. Doyle-Day & her husband Steven of Wakefield. Proud grandmother of Kayla, Allie, Sean, Samantha, Liam, Steven, Aidan, and Ryan. Caring sister of Mary Ellen O'Leary and the late Peter O'Leary. Also survived by many nieces & nephews.

Visiting Hours will be held on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 from 4:00-8:00 PM at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St., Melrose. Funeral Procession from the Gately Funeral Home on Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 9 AM, followed by a 10 AM Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary's Church, 9 Herbert St., Melrose. Interment in Wyoming Cemetery, Melrose. Relatives & friends are respectfully invited to attend.