Roger “Dodge” Doyle
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Litchfield Police Corporal, Litchfield, CT
LITCHFIELD: Roger “Dodge” Doyle passed away, Monday, September 2nd , he was the husband of Sue Doyle.
Corporal Doyle was born April 27, 1943 the son of the late Nicholas and Louise Doyle and was a lifelong resident of Litchfield and was a graduate of LHS in 1962, winning 2 State basketball Championships and earning a Connecticut All State selection in 1962.
After High School Dodgie became an entrepreneur starting Doyle’s Lawn & Snow Plowing Service while pursuing a career in law enforcement. He juggled two jobs his entire life and had a well decorated 46 year career as Litchfield’s Corporal. He married his High School sweetheart, Sue Murphy Doyle and loved her for 55 years. Mr. Doyle had a passion for helping people and it was evident in the policing of the town of Litchfield where he left an indelible mark on the Community as a compassionate leader and competent law enforcement officer.
Besides his wife he leaves his son, Nick Doyle of Fort Lauderdale, FL and his beloved grandson, Chase Doyle; a daughter, Christine “Chrissy” Doyle-Bouchez and her husband Raymond Bouchez of Winchester, CT, a brother, Hugh Doyle and a sister, Nicki Marciano and her husband John of Litchfield, CT and the late Marlene Doyle-Skonieczny and her husband Dave Skonieczny and several nieces and nephews, David, Dean & Dawn Skonieczny and Debbie and Chris Marciano.
Arrangements: A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, September 6, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Anthony of Padua Church, South Street, Litchfield, CT. Burial will be private. There are no calling hours. Arrangements by Thurston Rowe Funeral Home, 283 Torrington Road, Litchfield, CT.
In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to the: Dodge Doyle Memorial Scholarship Fund for a student at Litchfield High School entering the criminal justice/law enforcement profession which was dear to his heart. Contributions may be sent to Dodge Doyle Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Litchfield Bancorp, 294 West Street, Litchfield, CT.
Dodge Doyle was an iconic member of the community, the three things closest to his heart were his family, his friends and the community of Litchfield, Connecticut.