SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

January 15, 2014

Theresa E. Doyle, 82


Groveland — Theresa E. (Anasoulis) Doyle, 82, died on Sunday, January 12, 2014, in her home. She was the wife of the late John R. Doyle, with whom she shared 47 year of marriage.

Born in Lynn on January 7, 1932, she was raised and educated there, and was a graduate of Lynn English High School.

A longtime resident of Danvers and Wenham, she had been employed in administration for various companies before raising her family, and also worked as a hairdresser, and was a real estate agent in the area for 20 years, prior to her retirement. Above all, she was a dedicated homemaker, loving mother and grandmother, who was a second mother to many others. She enjoyed travel, dancing, and card games, and was an animal lover known for her spontaneous nature, positive attitude, and the gift of putting others before herself. Her kind personality was full of wisdom and wit.

She leaves her children, John R. Doyle of Beverly, Frank W. Doyle and his wife, Sharon, of Georgetown, Brenda G. Nowers and her husband, Kenneth, of Georgetown, and Lisa L. Zaia and her husband, Frank, of West Newbury; her grandchildren, Patrick and Shawn Doyle, Richie Ferullo, Gregory, Bradford, and Kimberly Nowers, Jessica and Anthony Perelli, and Nicholas Zaia; and many nieces and nephews.

ARRANGEMENTS: Her funeral service will be on Friday, January 17, at 10 a.m., in Holy Trinity United Methodist Church, 16 Sylvan St., Danvers. Burial will follow in Wenham Cemetery. Relatives and friends are invited. Visiting hours are Thursday, from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m., in C.R. Lyons & Sons, Funeral Directors, 28 Elm St., Danvers Square. In lieu of flowers, donations in Terry’s name may be made to the MSPCA, 350 South Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02130, or at www.mspca.org.

Visit www.lyonsfuneral.com for directions, or to leave a condolence.