Irene Doyle, our joyful, strong, beloved mother, sister, grandmother, aunt and friend, died on June 10, 2023. She was 88.

Mrs. Doyle was born on December 6, 1934 in the Bronx to the late Joseph and Lena (De Angelis) Palumbo. She is pre-deceased by her husband, Thomas A. Doyle on April 5, 2005. She is survived by her children, Cathie Doyle, Eileen Doyle, Stephen Doyle, Valerie Kaplan, and Mary Ferriello; her son-in-law, John Ferriello; her brother Victor Palumbo and his wife Eva; her grandchildren Sam, Mitch, Hailey, Zack, Alishia, Darren Jr, Thomas, Luke, Kristen and Kate; her great-grandchildren Alyssa, Zion and Amore; and many beautiful nieces, nephews and dear friends. What a wonderful world it is!

Visiting will be Wednesday from 4-8pm at John Dormi & Sons Funeral Home, 1121 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx. Family and friends wishing to attend the visitation virtually may click the following link at any time during visiting hours Doyle Virtual Visitation  Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday at 11am at St. Clare’s Church, 1918 Paulding Avenue, Bronx. Interment will be private.



  1. donna galotti on June 13, 2023 at 5:22 pm

    Cathie, Eileen, Stevie, Valerie and Mary…

    Thinking of all of you and sending an abundance of love …..your mom was and always will be… very special to me.

    May she rest in peace and God be with all of you!

  2. Renee Milani Voss on June 13, 2023 at 8:04 pm

    Dear Eileen, Cathie, Steve, Valerie and Mary,

    Your beautiful Mom will always be remembered for her sweet and fun-loving nature. She faced life with the utmost grace and will always hold a special place in my heart.

    Please accept my condolences on her passing. Praying for strength and comfort as you move through these next days. May she rest peacefully now in the loving arms of Our Lord, Jesus Christ.

  3. Paula Irwin on June 14, 2023 at 12:28 pm

    I am so glad I had the opportunity to meet your lovely mother, Eileen, and grandmother, Mitch. Nanny treated this Arkansan with so much love and hospitality, and I will always remember her for how jolly she was. Thinking of you and your family during this time.

  4. Donna-Mae Hamilton on June 14, 2023 at 4:18 pm

    Your mother was a very special lady whose infectious smile and warmth touched everyone she met. Mother Irene will be sorely missed. My sincere sympathies Fly eagles high mother dearest.! You will be missed.

  5. The McCaffrey Family Laurie Shawn and girls on June 14, 2023 at 5:25 pm

    Your Mom was a beautiful person ! She will always be with you watching over you ❤️❤️keep all those special memories close to your heart. He’s an has gained a very special Angel xoxo

  6. Dee Streppone Brajer on June 14, 2023 at 6:04 pm

    Rest easy Mrs. Doyle. To me, You will always be remembered as a beautiful, loving, caring and fun lady! It was always a pleasure to be in your welcoming home with your family. Condolences my friend Eileen to you and your siblings.

  7. Theresa on June 22, 2023 at 1:13 pm

    Sorry to hear this Irene was a special lady I use to do her hair years ago and she was a great friend .haven’t seen her many years but never forget her kind heart .May she RIP..may you RIP with your husband .love Theresa and bill .condolences to the family

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