Tribute: Carol J. Lytle

Carol J. Lytle passed away on October 20

Carol J. Lytle, McDonald, Ohio - obit

MCDONALD, Ohio – Carol J. Lytle, of McDonald, Ohio, passed from this life on Thursday, October 20, 2016, while a patient in St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Youngstown, Ohio, following a period of declining health. She was 74.

Carol was born on January 1, 1942, in Youngstown, a daughter to Harry G. & Virginia M. (Vallinger) Baumgartner.

She was a proud homemaker for her family. However, through the years, she worked as a bartender for Three’s Company Lounge, Youngstown.

In her spare time, she enjoyed making crafts, playing pool, coaching softball, bowling, attending her grandchildren’s school activities, and cooking.

Her survivors include husband, Robert E. Lytle, Sr., Youngstown; children, Robert E. Lytle, Jr. and his wife Elizabeth, Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, Randy L. Lytle, Richland, Washington, Robyn L. Stitt and her husband Michael, Erie, Pennsylvania and Eric R. Lytle, McDonald; grandchildren, Alexander, Nicholas, Sarah, Briana, and Raegan and brothers, Harry G. Baumgartner, Jr. and his wife Linda, McDonald and Albert J. Baumgartner and his wife Kim, North Jackson, Ohio.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, John H. Baumgartner.

A celebration of life service will be held in Carol’s honor on Saturday, October 29, 2016, starting at 4:00 p.m. in the Village Banquet Center, 1057 Illinois Avenue, McDonald, Ohio 44437.

Immediately following her celebration, a time of gathering for her family and friends to share memories and stories of Carol will be offered until 8:00 p.m.

Expressions of sympathy may be left for her family at

A television tribute will air Wednesday, October 26 at the following approximate times:
6:41 a.m. WYTV and 8:41 a.m. MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.