Doyle, Ruth C., Saginaw, Michigan


Loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother passed away Monday, May 25, 2015 at St. Mary’s of Michigan Medical Center. Age 87 years. Daughter of the late Benjamin and Caroline (Hahn) Lemmer, Ruth was born November 2, 1927 in Saginaw, Michigan. She was married to John F. “Jack” Doyle on May 14, 1949. He survives her. Ruth was employed at People’s Building and Loan and St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church as a secretary for 16 years. She was a member of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church and the Assistance League. Ruth was an avid bridge player, golfer and a lover of her iPad and Facebook. She loved her family and friends and was a very good caregiver to those in need. Surviving besides her husband Jack are two sons and one daughter, John and Cathy Doyle, Saginaw; Debra Doyle, Western Maryland; Matthew and Jennie Doyle, Saginaw; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; her sister, Joanne Brechtelsbauer, North Carolina; her brother, Robert and Marie Lemmer, Saginaw; a special friend, Pat Theuer, Saginaw; several nieces and nephews. Ruth was preceded in death by her son, Donald Doyle and three brothers, William, Don and Benjamin Lemmer. Honoring Mrs. Doyle’s wishes cremation has taken place. Funeral Liturgy will take place on Monday, June 1, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 5376 State St., Saginaw. Rev. Fr. Richard A. Bokinskie will officiate with private burial at St. Andrew Cemetery. Friends may visit at the church where the family will be present on Monday from 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. Arrangements entrusted to The Snow Funeral Home, Saginaw, Michigan. www.snowfuneralhome.net