David B. Lyter, 70 of Sunbury, formerly of Liverpool, entered into rest on Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, at ManorCare Health Services, Sunbury.
He was born Nov. 26, 1947, in Liverpool, a son of the late Barner W. and Florence A. (Shirk) Lyter. He was married to the former Pauletta A. "Polly" Sheaffer who preceded him in death on Sept. 13, 2012. The couple were married for 40 years at the time of her passing.
David was a 1965 graduate of Greenwood High School.
He was employed at the former Miller's Market in Liverpool for 36 years and at Weis Markets, Sunbury.
He was a member of St. John (Barner's) Lutheran Church, Liverpool, where he served on council and the cemetery board. David was also a member of the Liverpool Lions Club, Susquehanna Valley Sportsman's Club, Juniata Sportsman's Club, Liverpool Recreation Association, Mifflintown Bowling Association, and served on Council for Boy Scouts.
David was an avid hunter, especially bow hunting. He enjoyed riding four-wheeler, watching sports and was a fan of the Jets and Penn State, going to Elk County to see the Elk herd, and bowling. He had three 300 games in his lifetime. He especially loved his grandchildren.
David is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Angela K. and Theodore Palfalvi; two grandchildren, Nikolas and Elizabeth Palfalvi; one sister and brother-in-law, Shirley A. and John Adams, of Sunbury; three sisters-in-law, Bonnie Strawser, Joyce Hockenberry, and Mary Gebhardt and her husband Delbert; two brothers-in-law, William Sheaffer and David Sheaffer; and nieces and nephews.
The family will be announcing at a later date a graveside service in Barner's Cemetery, Liverpool to honor David's life.
Memorial gifts may be made in loving memory of David to the Alzheimer's Association, Harrisburg Office, 2595 Interstate Drive, Suite 100, Harrisburg, PA 17110.
The George P. Garman Funeral Homes Inc., 606 N. Front St., Liverpool have been entrusted with the arrangements.
Published on January 25, 2018