Linda R. Cyr

LIMESTONE, Maine – Linda R. Cyr, 70, wife of the late Bernard F. Cyr, passed away on Tuesday, February 6, 2018, at an Auburn Hospice facility, following a brief illness. She was born on November 10, 1947, in Boston, MA, the daughter of Vincent J. and Linny P. (Healey) DiNardo.
She attended the Saint Agatha Catholic School in Boston, MA, and received her LPN nursing degree from the Northern Maine Community College, Presque Isle. She worked for many years at the Fort Fairfield Hospital as a psychiatric nurse. Linda was a member of the Limestone United Methodist Church and was very involved in studying scripture and enjoying doing daily devotions with her sister, Sandy. She received her monkhood from the Monastic Fellowship at Saint Brendon’s in Dennysville, ME. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and friend, and lived her life for her family with unconditional love.
In addition to her parents, Linda was predeceased by her husband, Bernard; one brother, Wayne DiNardo; and one sister, Janice Morrissey. She is survived by one daughter, Lisa Norman of Lewiston; one sister, Sandra DiNardo of Holbrook, MA; and four grandchildren, Amanda, Brandon and Cory Perry, Destiny Norman, all of Lewiston. She also leaves behind a sister-in-law, Cathy Tangstrom, as well as three great-grandchildren, Mya and Nathalie Johnson, Alicia Kemp, all of Lewiston; and several nieces and nephews.
Services will take place at a later date at the Northern Maine Veterans Cemetery, Caribou. Those who wish may contribute in Linda’s memory to Hospice House, 236 Stetson Road, Auburn, Maine 04210. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Giberson-Dorsey Funeral Home, 144 Main Street, Fort Fairfield. Online condolences may be expressed at

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