HMCM "Doc" Michael O'Boyle

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HMCM Michael W. O’Boyle 

AUG 1965        NTC SAN DIEGO
JAN 1966         HM “A” SCHOOL
                     FMF
                     USNH HAVEN (AH-10)
SEP 1967        3RD FSSG – RVN
SEP 1968        NAS ADAK, ALASKA
OCT 1969       NAV RES CONCORD, CA
OCT 1972       COS RIV DIV 11
APR 1975        HMA 776-764 EL TORO
SEP 1975        COS RIV RON 1 SAN DIEGO
FEB 1977        CO “H” 23RD MARINES
FEB 1978        AIRBORNE CLASS 14-78
DEC 1978       1ST MARDIV AIR DELIVERY
APR 1983       4TH RECON, RENOMAR 1987      MARINE CORPS MOUNTAIN     WARFARE CENTER, BRIDGEPORT
OCT 1987       SBU 11
DEC 1995       RETIRED
 

A celebration of life for HMCM Michael W. “Doc” O’Boyle, III, USN, Retired, was held at 11:15 a.m. Wednesday January 28 at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church in Fairfield.

Doc O’Boyle died unexpectedly Tuesday, Jan 20, 2009 at his Fairfield home.  He was 63 years old. 

A native of Pasadena, CA, he lived in Fairfield the past 42 years.  In 1965, Doc O’Boyle completed Navy Boot Camp in San Diego at the age of 18.  He served with honor as part of the 3rd Force Service Support Group, Republic of Vietnam 1967-68.  In addition to serving with the 4th Force Reconnaissance Company, Doc served much of his career in the Brown Water Navy.  He served with Costal River Division 11, Costal River Squadron 1, and then retired from Special Boat Unit Eleven as the Command Master Chief in 1995.  Doc O’Boyle most recently worked with the US Department of Labor Veterans’ Employment and Training Service working with veterans returning from the Global War on Terror. 

Survivors include Mr. Michael W. O’Boyle, IV, son, and Ms. Katherine Marie O’Boyle, daughter, both of Fairfield, CA.  His death was preceded by his loving wife of 32 years, Mrs. Cheryle M. O’Boyle. 

Arrangements were under the direction of Bryan-Braker Funeral Home.  Internment was private. 

 


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