Raymond Doyle, founding member and former Board Member of the Vanier Institute passed away at the Élisabeth Bruyère Centre on February 9, 2012, at the age of 75, after a brief illness. He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Marie-Paule (Roy), their children Michel, Philippe (Louise Lalande) and Vincent as well as his siblings: Robert (Clarisse Lamoureux), Monica (Raynald Perron), Patricia (Donald Quenneville) and Louise (Anthony Chezzi). He is predeceased by his parents, Emmett and Simone, brother Rev. Alban and sister Beatrice. He will be sadly missed by his granddaughters: Ashley, Sara, Nicole, Miriam and Laura, by his brother-in- law Onil Roy (Huguette Nantel) and his many nephews, nieces and friends.
Throughout his life, Raymond remained actively involved in the volunteer sector where he gave unselfishly both from a professional and personal standpoint. A funeral mass was held at Saint-François d’Assise Parish (Ottawa) on Saturday, March 10.
Published in the Ottawa Citizen on February 25, 2012.