Sylvester “Cappy” L. Lyle



TREMONT

Sylvester “Cappy” L. Lyle, 57, died peacefully at Eastern Maine Medical Center on July 20, 2017, after a brief illness. He was born April 22, 1960, at Fort Knox, Ky., the son of Charles A. and Clora L. (Dorr) Lyle.

He has many surviving relatives, as follows: Aunt Louise Dorr, currently of Hancock and Houston, Texas; cousins Cindy Dorr Lanpher, Caren Dorr Stiess, Connie Dorr Gowell and James Dorr Jr. More cousins: Dorr Allen Wilson, Lawrence Alfred Wilson, Lucy Elizabeth Hanson, Michael Edwin Wilson and Cathalyn Esther Carter. The oldest living cousin is Howard Dorr. Sylvester was predeceased by his parents and by his brother and sister, Arthur and Dorrie Lyle.

Sylvester had a brief stint in the U.S. Army, was honorably discharged at Fort Gordon, Ga., and then returned home to be with his family. He was a member of the Tremont Congregational Church, where many of his friends were. They and others will miss his careful attention to detail and remarkable memory. Sylvester loved to play card games, talking with his friends, sitting down to a wonderful meal, and he enjoyed a good laugh. We will all miss Sylvester.

A remembrance service at the Tremont Congregational Church and a burial service at Mt. Height Cemetery in Southwest Harbor will be in the near future. Call Diane Huff for information, 244-1040.

Donations may be made to the Tremont Congregational Church, P.O. Box 6, Bernard, ME 04612 or the Westside Food Pantry, P.O. Box 767, Southwest Harbor, ME 04679 in his name.

Condolences may be expressed at www.acadiacremation.com.

 

 

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