Obituary of Joyce Marie Cyr
Joyce Marie (Morrison) Cyr, 84, from Millinocket passed away peacefully with her loving family at her side October 20, 2022. Joyce will forever be loved by her family. She had a wonderful sense of humor and loved to make people laugh. She had the ability to make friends quickly. After marrying the love of her life, Ken, they started a family together, raising three daughters. They enjoyed traveling the world together, and entertaining at their camp on Smith Pond year-round. Joyce was hard working. She worked at Great Northern Guest house and other business locations housekeeping in her early years. Later on she worked at Great Northern Paper Company at the West Branch Shop as a night watchman where she retired after 25 years of service.
Joyce is survived by her daughters, Susan Barnes of Millinocket, and Teresa Eaton of Benton. She is also survived by her five grandchildren, Aaron Oakes and his wife Tammy, Louise Oakes-Fortin and her husband Coleman, Anthony Barnes, Justin Rogan and Marie Barnes. Eight great grandchildren, Joshua Landry, Allessa Ingraham-Albert, Breanne Oakes, Owen, Emily, and Dillion Barnes, and Brooklyn and Kennedy Fortin. One great-great granddaughter, Aura Dawn Landry as well as many nieces and nephews, friends and other beloved relatives.
Joyce was predeceased by the love of her life, Ken Cyr, daughter, Patricia (Cyr) Oakes, son in law, Larry Oakes, ten siblings, William, Roger and Ormond Guilow, Kenneth, Robert Gerald “Gene” Morrison and Walter Morrison Jr., Delphine Lapointe, Barbara Guiggy and Beatrice Rideout Montgomery.
A Celebration of life service will be held at 10 AM on November 5th, 2022, at the Faith Baptist Church 244 Massachusetts Ave Millinocket. All are welcome to join in the celebration. It was Joyce’s wishes to not have a graveside burial.