Richard M. Doyle, Jr.

DOYLE Jr., Richard M. of Malden, MA formerly of Melrose, MA, son of the late Richard M. Doyle, Sr. and Eileen Tamposi, passed away at his home on Sunday, March 21, 2021. He was 59. Mr. Doyle was born in Palo Alto, CA and raised in West Roxbury, MA and Nashua, NH. He was a 1981 graduate of Bishop Guertin High School in Nashua, NH. He attended Boston University where he played rugby and graduated in 1985 with a BA in Political Science. He received his Juris Doctor in 1988 from the New England School of Law and was admitted to the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts on December 13,1988. At the time of his death, he was a current member of the Massachusetts Bar Association and the Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. For more than 30 years, he was a Criminal Defense Practitioner in the Trial Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts where he had the utmost respect of everyone in the court system and was known as a hard fighter for his clients but also as an honest, talented and skilled advocate, which his colleagues said made a big impact for all who were fortunate enough to be represented by him.

Rich enjoyed traveling to Aruba and Ireland, summers at Salisbury Beach, his antique cars - especially his 1960 Red Cadillac convertible. Most of all, he loved spending time with his two daughters.

He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Kathleen Timony-Doyle, his two daughters, Margaret Eileen (Maggie) and Fiona Timony, his brother, Charles R. Doyle and his wife Jennifer of Olympic Valley, CA, his sister Katharine Doyle-MacLeod and her husband Michael of Hollis, NH, his sister Molly Doyle and her spouse Tommy Alexander of West Roxbury, MA and his step-mother Margaret (Peggy) Doyle along with several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Visitation at the William J. Gormley Funeral Home 2055 Centre Street, West Roxbury, Monday, March 29 th at 9:30 A.M. followed by a Mass of Christian burial in St. Theresa Church at 11:30 AM. Interment St. Joseph Cemetery. Funeral mass will be live streamed on

Due to Covid and Holy Week, flowers will not be allowed. We ask that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Greater Boston Legal Services at or the Boys and Girls Club of Nashua at
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