Bro. George William Pyle Sr.

Bro. George William Pyle Sr., 89, of Dallas, passed away Saturday, March 14, 2015, at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore.

Born in Somerset County, a son of the late Harvey and Lucille Rhoades Pyle, he was a graduate of Somerset High School and Penn State University with a bachelor’s degree in vocational agriculture. George was a director at West Side Vocational Technical School from its inception until 1988.

George was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving in World War II and retiring as a lieutenant commander in 1986. He was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Dallas, and The Back Mountain Men’s Ecumenical Group (BMMEG).

He was preceded in death by a brother, Clarence Pyle; sisters, Marion Huffman and Elizabeth Eisler.

Surviving are his wife, the former Carole Protzeller, at home; daughter, Gretchen Slater, Bel Aire, Maryland, Chrisan Pyle-Holton, Tampa, Florida; son, George (Kurt) Pyle, Dallas; four grandchildren.