CARIBOU – Robert Albert Cyr, 65, died Dec. 14, 2011, at a Caribou nursing facility. He was born Aug. 4, 1946, in Caribou, son of the late Albert and Viola (Nadeau) Cyr.
He was married to Dorothy (Levesque) Cyr for 41 wonderful years. He graduated from Caribou High School and University of Maine at Presque Isle. Robert was employed as a recruiter in the Maine National Guard for 17 years throughout the state of Maine. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He was a member of Caribou Lions Club, Brunswick Knights of Columbus, Jaycees and American Legion Henry B. Pratt Post No. 15. Robert was also a member of Parish of Precious Blood, Holy Rosary Catholic Church.
Surviving, in addition to his wife of Caribou are two sons, Keith and his wife, Pinar Cyr, of Atlanta and granddaughter, Alara Cyr, and Travis Cyr of Caribou; four brothers and sisters, Diane and her husband, Darrell, of Woodland, Mike and his wife, Juanita Cyr, of Caribou, Greg and his wife, Sandra Cyr, of Brewer, and Brian and his wife, Sandra Cyr, of Salem, N.H.; also several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call 7-9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 16, at Mockler Funeral Home, 24 Reservoir St., Caribou. Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Saturday at Parish of Precious Blood, Holy Rosary Catholic Church, with Robert’s nephew, Father Jim Nadeau officiating in a Mass of Christian burial. Interment will take place 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 21, at Northern Maine Veterans Cemetery, Caribou.