Carroll L. Cyr (1945—2017)

VAN BUREN and GRAND ISLE, Maine — Carroll L. Cyr, 72, died Friday, July 7, 2017 at a Bangor hospital following a courageous battle with cancer. He was born March 16, 1945 in Grand Isle, a son of the late Louis and Aline (Levesque) Cyr.

Carroll worked as an auto body technician and manager for many years. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Fourth Degree Assembly, Van Buren, and a parishioner of St. Bruno-St. Remi Church. He had many joys in his life, including his love of German Shepherd dogs, which he had numerous ones throughout his life, and a deep appreciation of John Deere tractors.

He is survived by: his wife of 50 years, Priscille (Theriault) Cyr of Van Buren; two daughters, Tina Cyr of Hebron, CT, and Donna Donahue of Glastonbury, CT; a brother, Herman Cyr and his wife Rachel of Grand Isle; a grandson, Jake Ryan Donahue; an “adopted” daughter, Kristin Libby; and several nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, he was predeceased by a half-sister, Nancy Chasse.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at St. Gerard-Mt. Carmel Catholic Church, Grand Isle. Relatives and friends may greet the family Thursday morning 9-9:45 a.m. at the church. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations in Carroll’s name may be made to: Edgar J. Paradis Cancer Fund, c/o NMMC, 194 East Main St., Fort Kent, ME 04743 or Fidelco Guide Dog Found., 103 Vision Way, Bloomfield, CT 06002. To share condolences online, please visit

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