Grace E. Lyle, age 97, of East Cardott Street, Ridgway, died Thursday evening, April 14, 2011, at her residence following a brief illness.
She was born July 27, 1914, in Big Run, daughter of the late Charles and Evelyn Reinhart. She married Eugene E. Lyle on Aug. 22, 1934, he preceded her in death on March 31, 1978. She had resided in Ridgway all her married life and was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church. She enjoyed playing cards and visiting with family and friends. She had been employed by Brody's Dress Shop and by the Ridgway Area High School for many years.
She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She is survived by two sons, Everett E. Lyle of Treasure Lake, and Warren A. Lyle of Colorado; one daughter, Jane E. Trumbull of Shawmutt; nine grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren; several great-great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by 10 brothers and sisters.
Funeral and Committal Services for Grace E. Lyle will be held at Trinity United Methodist Church on Monday, April 18, 2011, at 11 a.m. Officiating will be Rev. David C. Roddy, Pastor of Trinity United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at Parklawn Memorial Gardens.
Friends will be received at the Thompson Funeral Home on Sunday, April 17, 2011, from 5-8 p.m. Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Trinity United Methodist Church at 19 South Broad St., Ridgway, Pa. 15853 or to Helpmates, Inc., 250 West Main St., Ridgway, Pa. 15853.