Doyle, James (Seamus/Jim)

Doyle, James (Seamus/Jim)

March 21st, 2021

Passed away unexpectedly at University Hospital with family by his side on Sunday, March 21, 2021 in his 76th year. Beloved husband of Terry for almost 52 years. Loving father of Andrea (Ace), Keith (Candice) and Yvonne. Cherished Pappy of Ceira, Emma, Claire, Becca, Sophie, Luke and Cillian.  Dear brother of Frank, John, Noel, Philip and their families in Dublin, Ireland. He will be missed by his cherished friends and relatives in Canada and Ireland. Jim worked at Homeflame and My Fireplace for many years and made many great friends along the way.  A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Holy Family Parish, 777 Valetta Street, on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. Registration is required to attend the Mass. A livestream of the service will also be provided for those wishing to view remotely.

To register for Jim’s Funeral Mass, please click here: Registration page for Jim Doyle's Funeral Mass at Holy Family Parish on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.

To register for the livestream, please click here: Registration page for the livestream of Jim Doyle's Funeral Mass on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. 

Please note: as per the directive of the Bereavement Authority of Ontario, attendance numbers will be restricted. Please be aware that COVID-19 protocols are in place which may preclude some from being able to attend and masks are mandatory.  

In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a donation in memory of Jim are asked to consider the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada.

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Book of Condolences

Leah BakerMy sincere condolences on the loss of such a wonderful man. He will truly be missed. I will keep you close in my thoughts and prayers in the coming weeks. I wish you and your family peace and comfort during this difficult time.
Fr Gerry FlemingMy sincere sympathy to Terry and all Seamus's family and friends. Having Seamus in my prayers for some time I feel I knew him and Terry. I will offer Mass for all of you tomorrow. Gerry
Brian & Barbara WalshIt was with great sadness that we heard the news of Jims death on Sunday, We were all very shocked as we were not aware of his sickness, To you Terry and all your family we send our prayers and we are keeping you all in our thoughts, We know this will be a tough time but with Easter coming soon the hope of the resurrection comes to mind and the promise of Jims resurrection where he will be welcomed into our Heavenly Paradise.May God keep you in his arms and send his love upon your family and may you rest in peace Amen.
Helen and Tommy AlexanderSincere sympathy Keith and family. We only met your mom and once and we were looking forward to getting together again. Lovely Mom and Dad sending hugs and prayers.
Cathy WoodburnTerry, my heart goes out to you and all the family. I am so very sorry to hear of Shay's passing. I wish you peace to bring you comfort, and I wish you joy from your shared happy memories, a half a century of them. What a blessing. You are in my thoughts and prayers. God bless you all, Cathy Woodburn
Doug and Lynn HowarthTo us, Shea was a nice quiet, humorous man who like to sit and read and watch his girlies play in the pool at his daughter’s Andrea’s home We spent many a summer’s day with he and Terry and really enjoyed their company. He will be missed.. Our heartfelt condolences Doug and Lynn
Jennifer Washington Dear Mam, I am sending sincerest condolences from my whole family. He was an absolutely lovely man and I am so very sorry for your loss. Keeping you and the whole family in my prayers. Lots of love, Jen xoxo
Jennifer GordonMy deepest sympathies to Yvonne, Andrea, Keith, Terry and your families. Mr. Doyle was a pleasure to be around. Always greeted with a bright smile, he had a big heart and a Wicked sense of humor! He raised an incredible family and I am privileged to call you my friends. Sending you all virtual hugs until we can safely be together
Marian, Philip & EthanAunty Terry, Andrea, Keith, Yvonne and the extended family. We are heartbroken over the loss of Uncle Shay and we know that he will be utterly missed. He adored each of you and us all him and the world is a poorer place without him. Rest easy Uncle Shay and watch over us all. Mxx
Nora and Bill BradwinWe send our heartfelt sympathy to all of Seamus ' family. He was kind and loving man, adored by his loved ones. He will be greatly missed but do take some solace in treasured memories. You are in our thoughts and prayers
Frank & Breda DoyleTerry, Andrea, Keith, Yvonne and extended family We are utterly heartbroken by the loss of Shay and we wish we could be with you all in person to bid farewell to an adored brother. Rest in eternal peace Shay along with Mam Daisy and Dad Jim.
Greig & Carmen CairnsLove and condolences to Terry, Keith, Andrea & Yvonne and all who are feeling this loss, as we are. Our thoughts are with you.
Grace GraciDear Andrea, Ciera, Claire and family, I am so sorry to learn about the passing of your precious father and Pappy. It is so hard to lose loved ones, and to have faith that they are in a better place, but we have to believe in our hearts that there is a beautiful afterlife and a banquet awaiting each of us when we die. May Seamus be charged with welcoming arms of angels, saints, loved ones already passed, and may the Lord keep him safe in their hands. God bless you with strength as you grieve him, and may memories of his love, care and gentle hand in your life, carry you during this time. "Death leaves a heartache no one can heal; Love leaves a memory no one can steal." Thank you, Grace
Pamela, Stephen and Michelle DoyleTerry, Andrea, Yvonne, Keith and extended family. We are deeply saddened over the passing of Uncle Shay. Wishing we could be with you all during this difficult time. Shay will be dearly missed. Sending you all our love. Pamela, Stephen and Michelle xx
McCrimmon'sDoyle Family Please accept our warmest condolences, we are deeply sorry for your loss. May your memories bring you peace and comfort during this very difficult time. Scott, Shannon, Wesley & Reece
Fintan & Mary KilleenOur heartfelt condolences to Jim's family. My memory of Jim is a kind, funny and a true gentleman. I very much enjoyed having a conversation with Jim and Terry at the dental office. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time.
Jen WebsterTerry, Andrea, Keith, Yvonne and grand kiddies, Sending you all my heartfelt sympathy. Shay had a huge happy presence and was quick to welcome so many of us kids into your home over the years. I will miss him so much. He loved you all to bits and was so proud your accomplishments. I am holding you all in my heart. xoxoxo Jen Webster
Evan WeaverWhat a shock to hear of Jim’s passing and my heart goes out to Terry and her whole family for their loss. I had the pleasure of working with Jim for over a decade and the privilege of having Jim and Terry as a friend for much longer. Both my children were in their youth through our working relationship. Now after additional decades have passed, they still have very warm feelings and fond memories of both Jim and Terry. I was very fortunate that Jim was there to keep an eye on the business in-order that we could still enjoy our own family time and travel. Thoughts and comments received since hearing the news include; kind, generous, a good guy, very talented, rising to the occasion and need, enjoyment of life, a very trusted man. A soul that can rest well, we will miss you Jim.
Beth CowdreyAndrea- I was saddened to read of the passing of your father. I believe I met him once when I was with you. He sounds like a wonderful guy . Our thoughts are with you . You will have precious memories of him when you were young & now with your own kids. Cherish them all. Beth
Crystal WoodDear Mrs Doyle, Andrea, Keith, Yvonne, beloved grandchildren and extended family. My heart aches for you all. I fondly remember hearing stories of Yvonne's upbringing and Mr. Doyle's witty humour. I hope we can celebrate his life soon at a safer time. Until then virtual hugs to all xo Crystal
Cam LindseySorry to hear of the passing of Jim. Our condolences to all of the Doyle family. May pleasant memories help you through this difficult time.
John DoyleTerry,Andrea,Keith, and Yvonne and grandchildren. I hope you all, can see a way through this dreadful sadness. I shall miss my brother. We hadn't seen very much of each other in the last few years. I always seemed to be leaving Ireland, a couple of days before you guys arrived. I never thought Shay and I had too much in common, until we spent some time together in Canada some years ago. We were both inclined to see the humour and often, the Irony in situations nobody else could see. I think it's a Doyle thing. He was so much like Dad, a man who enjoyed a good pint of Guinness, who enjoyed listening rather than being listened to. Rest in peace brother. John
The Hollingsworth Family, Woodbine, DublinWe are so sad to hear this news. Our sincere condolences & love to all the Doyle Family. Philip, Kathleen, Gwen, Janet, Kevin & families xxxx
Martin and Martina PhelanTo Terry and family our thoughts are with you all at this time. May Shay rest in peace...
Aidan f DoyleSending my sincere condolences to Terry and family in Canada. Unfortunately I never had the pleasure to meet shay but have heard lots from my grandad about him. Sending love and hugs, Aidan xxx
Val Tucker Ross and I would like to give the entire family our sincere sympathy in you loss . You are in our thought and prayers.
Frank & Lesley TchorekDear Terry & Family, It was with profound sadness, that we learned the news of Jim's unexpected passing. We will always remember Jim's welcoming smile & playful sense of humor, sprinkled with a touch of his Irish lilt. Our visits & chats together were always filled with lots of laughter & joy! Wonderful memories. Above all Jim's most precious gift was his loving family. May the memories you have made & shared together always keep him close in your hearts. Our Sincere Condolences, Frank & Lesley Tchorek
Matt, Julie, Elizabeth, and William Harasiewicz To the entire Doyle and extended families, we are so very sorry for your loss. We know this is a terribly difficult time for all of you, but we hope all of your beautiful memories can bring you some comfort and warmth at this time. We are thinking of you all and keeping you in our prayers, sending our love your way. Love, Matt, Julie, Elizabeth, and Will
Philip DoyleTerry ,Andrea, Keith, Yvonne and family we are thinking of you at this sad time and we wish that we could be with you. Seamus was a gentle , quiet and loving man, just like our dad Jim. Rest in peace my dear brother. Philip and Eileen Doyle
Niamh, Alan & family Terry, Andrea, Keith and Yvonne we are so sad for you all on the sudden passing of our dear uncle Shay. Will always cherish the happy memories of holidaying in Canada with Shay and all the family. Rest in peace Shay.
Christy LamphierMy sincerest condolences to you all. Shay was a wonderful man, who alongside Terry, built a beautiful family. Sending you much love and prayers at this time. xo
Rena RichardsonDear Terrie and family ... we are so sad to hear of Sheas passing ...our deepest sympathy., he was a lovely man , may he rest in peace . Rena and Thomas
Jill & Brian BernardoTo the Doyle Family, Thinking of you all during this difficult time. We are very sorry for your loss. Shay was one of the best, a gentleman, kind, a good person. He will be missed by many. May he Rest In Peace.
The Cranney FamilyDear Mrs Doyle and family, We are very saddened by your loss and send our sincerest condolences to you and your wonderful family. Please know we are thinking of you during this difficult time.
David Bhamjee Terry, Andrea, Keith and Yvonne, please accept my condolences on Seamus’ passing. I know how difficult a time this must be for you and your families.
Carla BaileyCelebrating the life of a good man and mourning his passing with you. Keeping you in my warmest thoughts as you navigate this difficult time—and wishing you hope and healing when you’re ready
Sylvia ShillinglawOur hearts goes out to Terry, Keith and Candace and his 2 daughters and to the grandchildren and his whole family for their loss. Seamus was a wonderful man! He will be greatly missed! Our hearts are very saddened by his passing. Sending love to your family from Dave, Sylvia and Cassie Shillinglaw We love you guys!
Karen CorneliusYvonne my heartfelt sympathies goes out to you and your family. May you find peace and comfort with each other. Try to think back on those precious moments where he made you smile or laugh and keep those close to your heart. Sending hugs and wishing you strength in these trying times.
Hazel MacLeod Andrea and Fanily, My sincere condolences on the loss of your father. Cherish all your wonderful memories. Hazel
The Moore FamilyTerry and family, We are so sad to hear of your sudden loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers during this incredibly sad and difficult time. All you can do now is take care of one another. Karl and family.
Paula Leveille-McArdleDear Terry and families. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. May you cherish all your memories close to your hearts. Paula
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