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Official Obituary of

Carroll James Cyr

May 15, 1944 ~ February 10, 2024 (age 79) 79 Years Old

Carroll Cyr Obituary

Carroll James Cyr, 79, of North Berwick, Maine died unexpectedly while hiking in Sedona, Arizona on February 10, 2024.  He was born in Lewiston, Maine, the son of Clarence and Katherine Andrews Cyr.

Carroll graduated from the University of Maine @ Farmington where he met his wife, Loraine, and they were married during their senior year.  Carroll graduated with a dual certificate in both Education and Special Education.  He taught in Auburn, Maine and then attended the University of Maryland and earned a Master’s Degree in Special Education.  He returned to teaching in Auburn and then accepted a position in Rumford, Maine that was beginning a new Special Education program.  After teaching both Special Education and regular education at the junior high level, he accepted a position in North Berwick, Maine working mostly with Junior high students in regular education.  He was a dedicated teacher for 37 years.  After retiring, he returned to teaching as an Educational Technician as he missed the interaction with the students.  Retiring again, he and his wife traveled throughout the US Spending most of their time on the hiking trails.  This was their 27th visit to Sedona, AZ.

Family was very important to Carroll, and he was a master at making pies for the many family get-togethers.

In addition to his wife of 58 years, his son Matthew, wife, Wendy, two grandchildren Avery and Bennett, and daughter Allison Cyr Fischer, husband Bryce and two grandchildren Ethan and Ryan, survive him. Also surviving him are his two sisters, Connie Lowell of Melburne, FL and Cynthia Pike of Sebastion, FL. 

Carroll was a very kind, caring, and compassionate person.  No services are scheduled, but if you wish to honor him, please perform an act of kindness. 

Arrangements are entrusted to Johnson Funeral Home, North Berwick, Maine.  Condolences may be expressed at

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