F. Eugene "Gene" Doyle, age 92, of 10 Stormy View Drive, Ithaca, (formerly of Groton, NY), passed away peacefully on February 18, 2009.

Born in Lansing on September 7, 1916, son of Carrie Belle (Howell) Doyle and Fred E. Doyle of Groton, he was predeceased by his wife of 63 years, Audrey (Givens) Doyle; his infant son, Frederick Eugene Doyle Jr.; his brother, Charles Steven Doyle, who was killed in World War II; and sister, Marcia Barrett.

He is survived by his daughters, Connie Doyle Tavelli (Paul) and Anne Doyle Renwick (Alan); grandchildren, Matthew Tavelli, Tara Tavelli Brownell (Stefan), Katherine Renwick and Fiona Renwick; great-grandchildren, Jake Brownell and Tayla Brownell; as well as his brother, David Doyle of Cortland.

Lansing Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements, and private family services will be held at a later date.