Jean F. (Cawley) Doyle, age 79

of Braintree

Jean F. (Cawley) Doyle, age 79

Jean F. (Cawley) Doyle, age 79, of Braintree, formerly of Quincy, died peacefully, Monday, December 13, 2021 in the comfort of her home, surrounded by her loving family.

Jean was born in Boston, to the late Joseph T. and Ethel (Jones) Cawley. Raised and educated in Dorchester, she was a graduate of Saint Gregory’s High School, Class of 1960, and the Katherine Gibbs School.

She had lived in Braintree for seven years, previously in Quincy for fifteen years, and earlier in Boston’s South End. She was also a summer resident of South Dennis for many years.

Jean was employed as an administrative assistant for the Massachusetts Port Authority for thirty-five years and retired fifteen years ago. Prior to that, she was employed for the New England Patriots as a coach’s secretary and the Boston Red Sox in the ticket booth.

Jean was devoted to her family and friends. She loved books and was an avid reader.

Beloved wife for forty-two years of John F. Doyle.

Devoted mother of Michael D. Doyle of Braintree, the late Joseph J. Doyle, and the late Sean Mahoney.

Dear sister of Ann Coelho of Quincy.

Sister-in-law of Janet Doyle, Marcia Doyle, and Robert Doyle and his wife Mary.

Jean is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in Saint John the Baptist Church, 44 School Street, Quincy, on Monday, December 20, at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. The Archdiocese of Boston requires a mask or face covering be worn in church. Interment to follow at Cedar Grove Cemetery, Dorchester.

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  • Jack & Mike. I’m with you all the way. Praying for her beautiful Soul. see you soon. Larry

  • Jack and Michael, May you find comfort knowing Jeannie is in the Lord’s arms. She was always so warm and loving. Rest in peace dear cousin. Until we meet again ❤ With love, Karen and family

  • Jackie and Michael,
    So sorry for your loss. I may be miles away but you and everyone Jeannie loved are in my heart. Please take comfort in knowing that she is at peace.
    Sending love an Aloha from Maui!

  • Dear Jack, Mike and Anne,
    I’m so sorry to hear that Jean passed. I’m thankful we were able to reconnect a couple of years ago and she shared my love of family history. I’ll cherish the conversations we had. She was a wonderful person and will be missed.

  • My condolences to Jack, Mike and the rest of your family. I remember Jean as a fine lady, totally devoted to her family. We had many talks and visits during the kid’s music lessons. My last recollection of Jean was the two of us crying together in the Quincy High band room. She came to tell me of Joe’s passing. Again my sincere condolences. Dick