Cross Lake – Ronald J. Cyr, 78, passed away September 15, 2018 at his Cross Lake residence following a period of declining health. He was born July 2, 1940 in Somerville, Mass., the son of the late Noel A. and Vivian (McNeal) Cyr. Mr. Cyr was a 1958 graduate of the Caribou High School and attended Husson College in Bangor. Mr. Cyr served with the U.S. Air Force and on August 22, 1964 he married Louise Brescia. For over 43 years he was a sales representative in the food industry for several area food service businesses. Mr. Cyr was a member of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, the Catholic Order of Foresters, was a member of the Perkins-Plourde Post 137, American Legion, and served as a fire fighter on the North Lakes Fire Department for a number of years. He was an avid cribbage player and truly enjoyed nature and taking care of the grounds and wooded area at his camp. Surviving in addition to his wife of more than 54 years, Louise of Cross Lake, his son Kent J. Cyr and his wife Sandra of Brawley, California, one daughter Karla M. Cyr of Cross Lake, three grandchildren, Bobby, Joseph and Eric Cyr, three brothers, David Cyr of Cathedral City, California, Tommy Cyr of Henderson, Nevada and Gregory Cyr of Kissimmee, Florida, one sister, Kathleen Anne Kirkland of Mesquite, Nevada, a special brother-in-law and sister-in-law Stanley and Louiselle Brescia. At the family’s request a private funeral service will be held at the Parish of the Precious Blood, Holy Rosary Catholic Church. The family wishes to extend a sincere and special thank you to the medical staff at Cary Medical Center and to the dedicated hospice nurses from Visiting Nurses of Aroostook for their excellent care of Ron. Arrangement by Mockler Funeral Home, 24 Reservoir Street, Caribou.