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Eugene H. Boyle, M.D.

Died: Monday, April 07, 2003
Grosse Pointe Shores resident Eugene H. Boyle, M.D., passed away on Monday, April 7, 2003, at St. John Hospital.

Born in Detroit in 1928, Dr. Boyle served in the U.S. Marines during World War II.

He attended St. Mary's College and earned his bachelor's degree from the University of North Dakota. He earned his medical degree from Northwestern University in 1958.

Dr. Boyle was employed as the staff anesthesiologist at St. John Hospital from 1961 to 1966 and served as chief of the department of anesthesiology from 1966 until his death.

He was a member of the hospital's executive committee from 1966 until his death and the board of trustees from 1979 to 1981.

He also served as a clinical assistant professor in the department of anesthesiology at Wayne State University's School of Medicine.

Dr. Boyle was a member of the American Medical Association, the Michigan State Medical Society, the Wayne County Medical Society, the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the Michigan Society of Anesthesiologists, the International Anesthesia Research Society, the Academy of Anesthesiologists, past president of the Wayne County Society of Anesthesiologists and past president of the St. John Hospital Men's Guild.

Dr. Boyle was a member of the Lochmoor Club and an opera historian and enthusiast.

He is survived by his wife, Catherine C. Boyle; his daughters, Catherine M. Boyle and Maureen M. (James J., M.D.) Herrmann, M.D.; his sons, Eugene H. Boyle Jr., Terrence M. (Elizabeth) Boyle and Joseph F. (Linda) Boyle; his grandchildren, Andrew, Erin and Michael Herrmann, and Claire, Joseph Jr., Genevieve, Nicholas and Matthew Boyle; his sister, Marguerite Brannigan; and his brothers, Francis Boyle, M.D., John Boyle and Thomas Boyle.

He was predeceased by his sisters, Catherine Colby and Mary Weiss.

A funeral Mass was celebrated on Saturday, April 12, at Assumption Grotto Catholic Church in Detroit.

Interment is in Resurrection Cemetery in Clinton Twp.

Arrangements were made by A.H. Peters Funeral Home in Grosse Pointe Woods.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Capuchin Ministries, 1820 Mt. Elliott, Detroit, MI 48207-3485.
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