ASHLAND – Maxine (Dube) Cyr, 72, flew with the Angels to Heaven Oct. 23, 2013, at a Bangor hospital. She was born Dec. 5, 1940. She grew up in Eagle Lake, a daughter of the late Willie and Stella (Gallant) Dube. She married Elmer Cyr Nov. 16, 1957, in Eagle Lake.
Maxine is survived by three sons, Phil Cyr of Portage Lake, Bruce Cyr of Huntsville, Ala., and Wayne Cyr of Ashland; two daughters, Anne Cyr of Ashland, and Joyce (Cyr) Espling and husband, Ronnie, of Ashland; three sisters, Laurine St. Germain of Eagle Lake, Bertha LaCombe of Avon, Conn., and Genevieve Parent of Unionville, Conn.; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband of 27 years, Elmer Cyr; one son, Thomas “Tomate” Cyr; three children whom died at birth; five sisters, Mae Dube, Eunice Ayotte, Louise Gorneault, Mildred Brown, and Jeannette Ouellette; and three brothers, Willie Dube Jr., Armand Dube, and Lawrence “Tootsie” Dube.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28, at St. Marks Catholic Church, Ashland. Relatives and friends are invited to greet the family 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Monday, at Lajoie Funeral Home, formerly Stimson-Ouellette Funeral Home, 114 Exchange St., Ashland. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family. To share condolences online, please visit www.LajoieFuneralHome.com.