OBITUARY

Lyle Frank Staples

April 19, 1956March 28, 2021

Lyle F. Staples, 65, of East Stroudsburg died peacefully on March 28, 2021 at the University Hospital of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia PA. Born March 19, 1956 in East Stroudsburg he was the son of June (Getz) and Lyle F. Staples, Sr, both deceased. He was raised by a wonderful stepfather, Louis Messerle (deceased). Lyle was a graduate of East Stroudsburg’s class of 1974. He worked at many local businesses in his younger years, until finding his profession & passion in cooking. He was a professed, self-taught chef and known as the local soup “nazi.” He retired in 2019. He enjoyed antiques & collectibles for many things, camping, canoeing, casino games, reading and going to his favorite beach in South Carolina every year. He was a great caterer of family and friend events, and was active with the Bushkill Historical Society and always attended and enjoyed the events. He and his wife Constance L. (Evans) were married on 09/25/1983. He resided in the Wooddale area with his loving wife, father in law Richard VanWhy and his beloved dog LuLu. He is survived by 4 sisters Sara Mae Ace and husband Harold (Toot) of Bushkill, Marlys Whitney and her husband James of Effort, Patsy Garris and her husband Dave of Bushkill, Deb Campuzano and her husband “Gus” of Bushkill. One brother Kerry Messerle and his wife Rebecca of Shickshinny and 2 brother-in-law’s Kurt Evans of East Stroudsburg and Thomas Evans and his wife Suki of Columbus, NJ and their family. He is also survived by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. He was blessed to be godfather to 3 young men - Brenton Hartle, Kevin Hill and Cory Taylor. He was a special "uncle" to 2 young women, Stephanie Lester and Ashley Hezel. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his grandparents, a sister Linda (Getz) Plattenberg Holmes, several aunts and uncles and a very special niece Jennifer Ace. Lyle always enjoyed spending time with family and friends and he loved them all. He never had a bad thing to say. At Lyle’s request, there will be no services. Donations may be made to the Bushkill Historical Society or an animal rescue of one’s choice.

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Art Sourwine

April 1, 2021

Connie so sorry to hear about the loss of Lyle the few times i had the chance of see or speak with him he always made you feel like a friend that you see every day instead of a couple times a year he was a true gentleman and will be missed

Stacey HRms

April 1, 2021

So sorry to hear of such a kind person. Lyle was a great cook at Miggys and pub 570. I remember catering at the Italian club and always having a Bushkill story or history lesson. May you enjoy your cooking in sky Lyle.

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