MANCHESTER - Maurice P. Cyr, 92, of Manchester, died March 27, 2013, at Hanover Hill Healthcare Center, after a brief illness.
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He was born in Manchester on Aug. 5, 1920, to Patrick and Rose (Hebert) Cyr. He was a lifelong resident of Manchester.
During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army.
Mr. Cyr worked at Bee Bee Shoe Company and American Velcro, both in Manchester, for many years. He was also a shuttle bus driver at Catholic Medical Center in Manchester and a school bus driver in Merrimack for many years.
He was a longtime communicant of St. Pius X Church, where he ushered for 50 years.
He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign War Post 9347, the Knights of Columbus Council 5748 and the League of 1,000 Men of the Precious Blood.
The family includes his wife of 66 years, Doris T. (Lambert) Cyr of Manchester; a son, Mark P. Cyr and his wife, Julie, of Manchester; two grandchildren, Krystal Karanikas and Matthew Cyr; a sister, Fleurette Grenon of Manchester; and nieces and nephews..
SERVICES: Calling hours are Monday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory, 1799 Elm St., corner of North Street, Manchester. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday at 11 a.m. at St. Pius X Church, corner of Candia Road and Sarto Street in Manchester. Committal prayers will follow at St. Augustin Cemetery, South Beech Street, Manchester.
To leave a message of condolence, visit lambertfuneralhome.com.
Published in Union Leader on Mar. 29, 2013