SARANAC LAKE -Timothy J. Doyle, 57, of 9 Merrill St., Saranac Lake, died Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012.
Born in Saranac Lake on May 17, 1955, he was the son of Edward and Elizabeth (Dupree) Doyle. Timothy married Robin Gilbert on July 14, 1984, in Saranac Lake.
Tim had been employed by the New York State Department of Corrections at the Adirondack Correctional Facility until his retirement in September. Tim also had been a caretaker for seven camps and was well known as a boat builder for his Adirondack guideboats. Tim was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing, ice fishing and golfing. He loved racing his guide boats and was the Silver Cup winner for many consecutive years at the Willard Hamner guideboat races. Tim will be especially remembered for his great storytelling abilities.
He is survived by his wife Robin of Saranac Lake; two daughters: Ashley Doyle and her fiance Zachary Blair, and Emily Doyle, both of Saranac Lake; his mother, Elizabeth Doyle of Saranac Lake; two brothers: James Doyle of Seattle, Wash., and Patrick Doyle of Plattsburgh; three sisters: Donna Doyle of Saranac Lake, Megan Doyle of Seattle, Wash., and Kelley Doyle of Saranac Lake; one granddaughter, Chloe Blair of Saranac Lake; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father and one sister, Shannon Eileen Doyle.
Calling hours will take place from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, at the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian burial will take place at noon Monday, Nov. 12, at St. Bernard's Church. Burial will follow in North Elba Cemetery in Lake Placid.
Friends wishing to remember Timothy J. Doyle may make memorial contributions to St. Bernard's School or High Peaks Hospice in care of the funeral home. Family and friends can also share their memories and sign the online guest book at fortunekeoughfuneralhome.