April 11, 1934 - December 6, 2021
Marguerite C. (Peggy) Doyle, age 87 of Grand Rapids, passed away peacefully on December 6, 2021, surrounded by her family. She is preceded in death by her loving husband, Richard G. Doyle, as well as her parents, Thomas and Bernice Malec. A proud native of Petoskey, Michigan, Peggy moved to Grand Rapids in 1955 to attend Aquinas College, where she met her husband, Dick. Peggy received her teaching certificate and taught at Cummings Elementary before going on to work for Bill Knapp’s Restaurants for 28 years, serving customers at the Plainfield location. Whether it was a ride to Petoskey or Shipshewana, a day at the pool, or a glass of wine at a gathering, Peggy cherished time spent with her family and friends. Often described as kind, sweet, and generous to others, Peggy was loved by so many, including friends and neighbors. Peggy was a devout Catholic who practiced her faith on a daily basis. Her example of living a faith-filled life, as well as being a devoted wife and mother, are her greatest legacies. Peggy is survived by her children; Colleen (Dan) Weibel, Tom (Teri) Doyle, Tim (Mary Ann) Doyle, David (Kristeen) Doyle, Chris (Cary) Fleming, and Cindy (Dave) Novitsky. Her beloved grandchildren; Danny (Alexis) Weibel, Matt (Camille) Weibel, Thomas (Audrey) Doyle, Casey (Ryan Domin) Doyle, Julie Doyle, Ricky Doyle, Becca (Ron) Steenwyk, Ryan (Rhiannon Sturgell) Doyle, David Doyle, Joe (Ashlee Blake) Fleming, Katie Fleming, Andrew Fleming, Nick Novitsky, Ben Novitsky and 4 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her siblings; Mary Ann (Ed) Gottschall, Dr. Thomas Malec, Judy Richardson, and Cynthia Hurt as well as brother and sisters-in-law Bill and Judy Doyle, and Pat Cnossen. Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 6 from 4-7 PM, when family and friends are welcome to share memories of Peggy starting at 6, at the Arsulowicz Brothers Remembrance Mortuary, 3525 Remembrance Rd. NW Grand Rapids, MI 49534. A Memorial mass will be held on Friday, January 7 at 11 AM at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, 2510 Richmond NW Grand Rapids, MI 49504. Fr. Mark Przybysz presiding. Family will meet visitors one hour prior to the funeral. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Peggy’s name to MIOCA (Michigan Ovarian Cancer Alliance) or Hospice of Michigan.
Marguerite C. (Peggy) Doyle, age 87 of Grand Rapids, passed away peacefully on December 6, 2021, surrounded by her family. She is preceded in death by her loving husband, Richard G. Doyle, as well as her parents, Thomas and Bernice Malec. A... View Obituary & Service Information
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