Thomas C. Lytle

Thomas C. Lytle Thomas Charles Lytle, 74, died at his home in Memphis, Tenn., on Wednesday, February 12, 2014. Mr. Lytle was born February 19, 1939, in Chambersburg, to the late David Clair and Kathleen Margaret Little Lytle. He graduated from St. Thomas High School in 1957, and from Lehigh University in 1962, with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting. He also attended Mercersburg Academy between high school and college. He retired in 1997 as a plant accountant with SKF Industries after working at both the Altoona and Hanover manufacturing sites. He moved to Memphis to be near a daughter in early 2012. He served in the U.S. Army Reserve in the 60's. Mr. Lytle enjoyed camping and boating with friends and family. He was also interested in trains and American history. He volunteered with Junior Achievement of Blair County in the 80's. Mr. Lytle is survived by three daughters, Margaret K. Lowitzer (James), Rebecca L. Kraftson (Torry), and Elizabeth L. Napoli (Michael); a son, Charles E. Lytle; a brother, Richard C. Lytle (Jacque); a sister, Susan Rosenberry (Ron); and nine grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at Lininger-Fries Funeral Home, Inc., 47 N. Park Ave., Mercersburg. Interment at Fairview Cemetery will follow. Visitation one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorials may be sent to the Railroaders Memorial Museum, 1300 Ninth Ave., Altoona, PA 16602 or online at Online condolences may be made at

Funeral Home

Lininger-Fries Funeral Home, Inc.
47 North Park Avenue Mercersburg, PA 17236
(717) 328-2812

Published in Public Opinion on Mar. 16, 2014