James Raymond Boyle of Orient died May 26 at the Reformed Church Home in Old Bridge, N.J. He was 85.
The son of Margaret (Hanlon) and James Raymond Boyle, he was born Dec. 7, 1932, in Yonkers, N.Y.
Mr. Boyle graduated from Iona College and received his Master of Business Administration from Fordham University.
On Feb. 6, 1960, he married Ann Isabel Kreppein in Queens.
For 15 years, Mr. Boyle worked for the New York Business Development Corporation in Albany, N.Y. He was an adjunct professor for the College of Saint Rose.
He was a member of the American Institute of Banking and served of the board of directors at Teresian House Center in Albany.
Family members said he enjoyed spending time with his family and taking walks with his beloved dogs, Wags, Mittens, Pepper and Patch.
Predeceased by his wife in 2015 and his brother, Francis, Mr. Boyle is survived by his daughters, Susanne Mullman of Spring Lake, N.J., Catherine Lenihan of Waterbury, Conn. and Nancy Myers of Westfield, N.J.,; his son, Thomas, of Lemont, Ill.; his brother, Donald; 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
A service will take place at 11 a.m. Friday, June 1, at St. Agnes R.C. Church in Greenport. Interment will follow at the church cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to a local animal shelter or transplantforum.org, honoring Mr. Boyle’s love of animals and his children.
Arrangements were in the care of Horton-Mathie Funeral Home in Greenport.