Clarence R. Doyle, Korea vet, Bethlehem Steel retiree, Lititz Legion member, MC Barons fan

By on November 15, 2017

Clarence R. “CR” Doyle, 85, of Manheim, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017 at Hospice & Community Care, Mount Joy.

Born in Lancaster County, he was the son of the late Charles and Hilda Vaughn Doyle. He was the loving husband of the late Jean M. Kilefner Doyle, who died in 2010.

Retired in 1985, CR worked for Bethlehem Steel and he was a member of Jerusalem Church, Penryn. He proudly served in the United States Army during the Korean War. CR was a member of Elstonville Sportsmen Association and Germania Band Club both of Manheim; Elizabethtown Moose; and Lititz American Legion Post 56. His interests included NASCAR racing, riding motorcycles, Manheim Central Barons football, and spending time with his family and friends.

Surviving are four children: Debora L. wife of George “Ronald” Nunemaker of Manheim; Douglas R., husband of Brenda Doyle of South Carolina; David L., husband of Lori Doyle of Manheim; Diane M. Hossler, fiancée of Steve Leigey of Lititz; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his companion of the past five years: Kelly Heaton.

CR was preceded in death by six brothers and a sister.

Services were held Nov. 11 at Buch Funeral Home, Manheim. Interment was in Manheim Fairview Cemetery with military honors.

In lieu of flowers, those desiring may send contribution sin Clarence’s memory to Hospice & Community Care, P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125.

To send the family online condolences, visit Buch Funeral Home, Manheim, was in charge of the arrangements.

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