ROCKWOOD – Frances Cyr Bigney, 84, died July 22, 2010, at Hibbard Nursing Home, Dover-Foxcroft. She was born Sept. 30, 1925, in Greenville, daughter of Leo and Violet (Lamb) Cyr. Frances graduated from Greenville High School, Class of 1944, and from Becker Junior College, Class of 1946. She was a longtime worker at Greenville Historical Society, and an active member of Union Evangelical Church, Greenville, and Rockwood Community Church, Rockwood. A beautiful lady with a great sense of humor, she was well known as a Moosehead Lake historian. Frances was predeceased by her husband of 48 years, Frederick H. Bigney. She is survived by two sons, Fritz Bigney and his wife, Nancy, of Dallas and Marc Bigney and his wife, Francine, of Colebrook, N.H.; a daughter, Nancy McBride and her husband, Bill, of Orlando, Fla.; and five grandchildren. Memorial services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, July 30, at Rockwood Community Church with the Rev. Dr. Robert Veon officiating. Burial will be after at Greenville Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Rockwood Community Church, care of Nancy Ayer, P.O. Box 84, Rockwood, ME 04478. Arrangements by Crosby & Neal, Greenville. For an online guest register, go to www.CrosbyNeal.com.
FRANCES CYR BIGNEY
Posted July 23, 2010, at 7:18 p.m.