Francis D. "Spike" Doyle, Jr.

July 19, 1929 ~ May 29, 2020 (age 90)


Francis D. “Spike” Doyle age 90 of Delmont died peacefully at his home on Friday, May 29, 2020. He was born July 19, 1929 in Pittsburgh the son of the late Francis D. Sr., and Mary Emma (Anstead) Doyle. He was a retired agent and Sales Manager for Prudential Insurance Co. with 35 years of service, an active member of St. John Baptist de la Salle Church in Delmont where he served as Eucharistic minister for daily Mass and distributed the Eucharist to the sick. Spike was a graduate of Franklin Regional High School and was a United States Marine  veteran   during the Korean War who was honorably discharged with the rank of seargant, a third degree member of the Knights of Columbus, member of the White Valley Athletic and Social Club, White Valley AMVETS, the Notre Dame Greensburg/Uniontown Club and a member of the Crabtree Golf League. Spike was an enthusiastic Notre Dame fan who enjoyed going to games with his sons and grandsons. He will be sorely missed by his beloved wife of 70 years; Josephine “Josie” (Bortot) Doyle, loving children; Donald (Sue) Doyle of Delmont, Janice (Rick) Adamic of Export and Douglas (Rose) Doyle of New Jersey; cherished grandchildren, Tony (Helen) Doyle, Patrick, Doyle, Suzie Doyle, Michael (Meghan) Doyle, Heather (Eric) Shaw, John Adamic and Casey (Joe) Dugan; adored great grandchildren; Cara, Mia, Colin, Finn and Claire Doyle; sisters Noreen (Albert) Shuster and Margaret “Peg” Shaffer. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Spike was preceded in death by a sister Barbara Barkus. Friends and family welcome Monday from 2- 4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Wolfe-von Geis Funeral Home, Inc., 5701 Lincoln Ave., Export (724) 327-1400. Facial masks are required with no more than twenty-five people permitted in the building at one time. A funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday in St. John de la Salle Church, Delmont on Tuesday with Father Dan Ulishney as celebrant. Interment will follow with military honors accorded by the Greensburg V.F.W. Post # 33 in Twin Valley Memorial Park, Delmont. For directions, to send flowers or to offer online condolences please visit


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June 1, 2020

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Wolfe-von Geis Funeral Home
5701 Lincoln Avenue
Export, PA 15632

June 1, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Funeral Home

Funeral Mass
June 2, 2020

10:00 AM
St. John de la Salle Church, Delmont
Athena Drive
Delmont, PA 15626

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