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George H. Lyle

      AMHERST – On February 4th 2023, George Lyle, a beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather passed away at the age of 83.

      Born to George and Rose Lyle of Andover MA, George later proudly served his country and is a United States Air Force veteran.  After his discharge from the USAF George met and married Carol, his wife of 64 years. They made Amherst their home where they have resided for the last fifty years.

      During his lifetime, George enjoyed racing stock cars at numerous New England speedways, operating heavy equipment and was skilled in mechanics.  He was an avid country music fan, loved classic cars and had an appreciation for wildlife.

      During his professional career George worked for the NH state Highway Department where he developed his love for the state. He was later employed as a truck driver and lumber yard attendant by Reeds Ferry Lumber in Merrimack NH, where he was a devoted employee  for 31 years.

      George enjoyed life, meeting new people and with his magnetic personality he made friends easily. He was quick with a joke, a jack of all trades and always willing to help anyone in need. George’s kind heart and joyful presence will be missed by all who knew him.

      George is preceded in death by his brother Kevin and survived by his loving wife Carol, his sisters Kathy and Rosanne, brother Robert, children George, Christine, Steve, Karen and Andrea, ten grandchildren and five great grandchildren who he cherished.

      In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established in his name, George Lyle at


Join us for a casual gathering in honor of George’s life.

April 22, 2023  between 1pm-4:30pm at

Gatherings at The Colonel Shepard House

29 Mont Vernon St

Milford, NH 03055.



YMCA of Greater Nashua Renews Its GuideStar Platinum Level of Transparency

Allows Donors to Focus on Progress and Results

      NASHUA —YMCA of Greater Nashua renewed its Platinum GuideStar Nonprofit Profile Seal of Transparency, the highest level of recognition offered by GuideStar, the world’s largest source of nonprofit information. By sharing metrics that highlight progress the YMCA is making toward its mission, the organization is helping donors move beyond simplistic ways of nonprofit evaluation such as overhead ratios. (In 2019, Foundation Center merged with GuideStar to form Candid.)

      "In accordance with our long-held belief in being transparent about our work,” said Elizabeth Covino, “we are excited to convey our organization’s results in a user-friendly and highly visual manner. By updating our Candid/GuideStar Nonprofit Profile to the Platinum level, we can now easily share a wealth of up-to-date organizational metrics."

      To reach the Platinum level, the YMCA added extensive information to its Nonprofit Profile on GuideStar: basic contact and organizational information; in-depth financial information; qualitative information about goals, strategies, and capabilities; and quantitative information about results and progress toward its mission. The YMCA of Greater Nashua has demonstrated its commitment to transparency and to giving donors and funders meaningful data to evaluate the YMCA.  "I encourage our volunteers, donors and members to visit our profile on Candid/GuideStar to see what we're all about," added Ms. Covino." 

      For more information about the YMCA of Greater Nashua, go to

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