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Harold L. Cyr

March 13, 1927 ~ June 1, 2018 (age 91)

Harold L. Cyr Jr., 91, of Biddeford died Friday, June 1, 2018 at Seal Rock Health Care in Saco.  He was born March 13, 1927 in Eagle Lake, ME a son of Harold L. and Exilia (Doucette) Cyr Sr. and was educated there.


He came to Biddeford in 1943.  On August 13, 1949 he married Pearl Bouchard in Biddeford.


At the beginning of World War II, he worked at the South Portland Shipyard before serving in the U.S. Navy.    His employment history included: 3 years at the Saco-Lowell Shops, 8 years at Mill City Chevrolet, 16 years at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard and 7 years at Prescott Metal shop.  He retired in 1987.


He had been a member of St. Andre’s Church, and a member of the Eagles, Aerie #804.  He enjoyed walking and was an avid pool player.


He was predeceased by a brother, Charles Cyr and 2 sisters, Jeanne Lafreniere and Betty Cleroux.


Harold was survived by Pearl, his wife of 68 years who died on June 2nd.


He is survived by:

          2 sons:        Bruce Cyr of Cincinnati, OH

                             Rickie Cyr and his wife Debra of Biddeford

          A daughter: Nancy Nitti and her husband John of Ft. Lee, NJ

          2 sisters:     Berdina Jordan of Gorham, ME

                             Eileen Iwanjko of Newcastle, PA

          4 grandchildren:   Lindsey, Heather, Travis, and Gianna

          nieces and nephews


Visiting Hours will be 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 7, 2018 at Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm Street, Biddeford, ME 04005.   A joint funeral service for Harold and Pearl will be held on Friday at 10:00 a.m. in the Hope Chapel. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery. To share condolences online, please visit

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