Norma Lyle

Obituary of Norma Lyle

Norma (Yike) Lyle, age 88, passed away peacefully on August 3, 2017.

Born in Philadelphia, PA on October 28, 1928, Norma spent a happy childhood with siblings Jack, Betty, and Mildred.  After graduating from St. Domenic’s Commercial High School, she began working at Gair Box Company.  There she met John (Jack) Lyle who was hired as her assistant.  Norma and Jack wed on July 14, 1951, and Norma began her new career as homemaker and mother in Wilmington, DE.  Eventually Norma and Jack moved their empty nest to Ocean City, NJ, where Norma enjoyed the beach, the Aquatic Center, St. Damien’s Leisure Club, and time with wonderful neighbors and friends. 

Norma and Jack were blessed with six children - Kathleen Lyle, John Lyle, Helen Razzano (Don), Norma Palmarella (Ernie), Brian Lyle (Donna), Mary Dyer (Jim), and nine wonderful grandchildren. 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered Saturday morning, August 12, 2017 at 11 o’clock from Our Lady of Good Counsel of St. Damien Parish, 40th Street at Asbury Avenue, Ocean City, NJ where friends may call from ten o’clock until the time of mass. Burial will follow in Cape May County Veterans Cemetery, Cape May Court House, NJ.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Oblates of St. Francis DeSales, 2200 Kentmere Parkway, Wilmington, DE 19806.