ORONO – Sadie P. Cyr, 91, of Orono, died Monday, April 15, 2013 at Orono Commons. She was born Sept. 10, 1921, in Old Town, the daughter of Napoleon and Marie (Parent) LeVesque.
Sadie was raised and educated in Milo. Upon graduating from High School, she went right to work waitressing and housekeeping. In 1941, she was married to Ludger Cyr. Together they moved to Connecticut in search of work so they could buy a home a start a family. Sadie was employed at Underwood, Inc. working in the typewriter assembly line for 19 years before retiring and coming home to Maine. Sadie loved to keep busy. She valued the skills and crafts she learned to make from her mother. She followed in her footsteps learning to create things from nothing. She truly enjoyed volunteering to crochet blankets for the Old Town Animal shelter to be placed in the cages to provide comfort for many cats. Sadie had created over 400 of these blankets by hand.
She is predeceased by her loving husband, Ludger Cyr; and a brother, Paul A. LeVesque and his wife, Barbara. Sadie will be missed by her daughter, Bonnie Daugherty and her husband, David Sr. of Glenburn; three grandchildren, David Daugherty Jr. of E. Hartford, Conn., Joanne Trelli of Bristol, Conn., and Theresa Doyon of Vernon, Conn.; four great-granddaughters, several nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Violet Smith of Bangor.
Family and friends are invited to gather for a time of visitation noon-2 p.m. Saturday, April 20, at Birmingham Funeral Home, 438 Main St., Old Town. A funeral service will be held immediately after at 2 p.m. with Fr. Roland Nadeau officiating. Notes of condolence may be expressed to the family at www.birminghamfuneralhome.com.