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Roger C Cyr

April 3, 1938November 15, 2021
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Roger "Rocky" Cyr 1938-2021

AUBURN-Roger “Rocky” Carroll Cyr, 83, passed away November 15, 2021 at the Androscoggin Hospice House in Auburn after a long battle with Alzheimer’s Disease. He was born April 3, 1938 in Van Buren the son of Emile and Edna (Bell) Cyr. Rocky attended local schools and graduated from Lewiston High School, class of ’55. He served in the United States Army for three years.

On November 24, 1962 he married the former Constance Nadeau and they spent 59 years of marriage together. He cherished being a husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather.

Rocky started his career at the age of 15 working at Day’s Jewelry store as a stock boy, then became a jewelry salesman. He then went on to work at J. Dostie Jeweler as a salesman & window dresser. He took second place in a Seiko watch window display among all participants in New England. He worked at Dostie’s until his retirement in 1999.

He was a devout Catholic and a member of Holy Cross parish in Lewiston and Holy Trinity parish in Lisbon. His passion was listening to his collection of French music. He will be remembered as a continual jokester. He took great delight in making people laugh. Through his years of working, he made many friends and treasured all of them. He was happiest when he was with family. Special thanks to Alice & Margaret from Androscoggin Home Health and Hospice and to all the staff at Clover Health Care for their caring and concern, especially Christine & Carol.

Rocky is survived by his wife Connie, a daughter Michelle Cyr & longtime partner Scott Marquis; his grandchildren Anna Meservier and Katrina Powell & husband Ben; great granddaughter Piper Powell, brother Ronald Cyr of North Carolina, brother Reno Cyr and wife Claire of Lewiston, sister Rose Sands of Auburn, and brother Norm Cyr and wife Maryse of Florida. Rocky was loved and will be missed dearly. He was predeceased by his mother & father and a brother Leland Cyr.

Online condolences may be shared with his family at www.thefortingroupauburn.com Visitation will be 9:30-10:30 am Tuesday, December 7th at the Fortin Funeral Group, 217 Turner Street, Auburn. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 am Tuesday, December 7th at Holy Cross Church, 1080 Lisbon Street, Lewiston. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Androscoggin Home Health and Hospice. Arrangements are under the care and direction of The Fortin Group 217 Turner St. Auburn.

Services

7 December

Visitation

9:30 am - 10:30 am

The Fortin Group

217 Turner Street
Auburn, Maine 04210

7 December

A Mass of Christian Burial Holy Cross Church

11:00 am

Holy Cross Church


Maine 04240

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Stephen Robinson

December 6, 2021

Louise and I would like to share our greatest sympathies to the family. We have such fond memories with Rocky and Connie with Roger and Laurette Gosselin ( our sister, brother-in-law). We are sure and Roger are enjoying the good life in heaven together! Our very best to you all.. these times are not easy, but we have to know they lived a good life and enjoy the fond memories.
(BTW he had the same birthday as my father 4/3)..

take care

Steve and Louise Robinson

Jane Johns

December 5, 2021

Rocky and Connie were the best neighbors anyone could ask for.
I moved across the street from them and they immediately took me under their wings (angel wings that is). I quickly found out that Rocky was the most giving man I've ever knew. I live alone now and my daughter lives in Texas. Rocky treated me like a daughter. Connie and I found that we had a lot in common and soon became best friends. Rocky would tell his jokes and made us both laugh. I will miss Rocky... Best Guy Ever!!!
I Miss You Rocky
Love You Connie
Jane

Timmy Meservier

December 5, 2021

Many memories of Rocky have come up today for me. I am sorry for your loss and send my condolences to the family. Rocky will be greatly missed.

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