Lyle D. “Frog” Very
of Montrose, PA
Lyle D. Very (Frog), 78, of Montrose, PA passed away, Thursday, November 26, 2020. Born June 24, 1942, in Montrose, PA, he was the son of the late Clyde and Eleanor [Henry] Very.
Lyle, who was known by many as Frog (Frog was the name of Gene Autry’s sidekick which he watched growing up) was a lifetime resident of Montrose.
Frog was a graduate of Montrose High School.
Frog was always civic-minded and active in the community from early high school sports, to youth sports, especially football, to the local fire company and ambulance service.
Frog was a lifetime member of the United Fire Company. he spent many hours helping create the museum at the Firehall, which he would give tours of to school students. The 4th of July was a day that Montrose had many visitors and Frog was always sitting by the door at the Firehall available to answer questions. He was very proud of the museum. Frog also served as fire police.
When the Montrose Minute Men was first formed he was always there to help.
Frog was quite a fisherman spending his young days at Heart Lake at his grandfather’s cottage and later on taking fishing trips to Canada with his buddies. Frog also was a hunter who belonged to Camp Corby.
Survivors include a cousin, with whom he was raised, Don Very, IL, Sisters, Linda Ross [Wilbur] of Nicholson, PA, and Ann Very, Jessup, PA. an uncle Ralph Very, and additional cousins that include, Bill Evans, Jill DeGonzague, Sue Williams, Lois Gardner, Joyce Lathrop.
Instead of flowers: memorial contributions may be made to United Fire Company, P.O Box 286, Montrose, PA.