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Rita Mae Cyr

December 20, 1928 — March 10, 2015

Rita Mae Cyr

Rita Mae (LaPoint) Cyr, 86, of Southington, passed away on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at The Summit of Plantsville. She had been the loving wife of the late Clarence W. Cyr for 66 years.

Born on December 20, 1928, to the late Lawrence and Laura (Nadeau) LaPoint, she had been a longtime Southington resident.

Mrs. Cyr was a dedicated wife and mother and truly enjoyed taking care of everyone in her family.

Rita is survived by her eight children and their spouses, Patti and Bob Kalat, Elizabeth and Jacques Houle and Wayne and Cindy Cyr, all of Bristol and Joanne and Fred Smith, Joyce and Tom Luedke, Joe and Debi Cyr, Mark and Marisa Cyr and Lisa and Shawn McCullough, all of Southington; 19 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by 6 siblings: Lorraine Cyr of CT, Darrell LaPoint of CT, Richard LaPoint of FL, Betty Melvin of ME, Ralph LaPoint of ME and Mae Schwartz of FL and many nieces and nephews. Rita was predeceased by 5 siblings and her grandson, Steven Cyr.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Rita's memory may be made to St. Aloysius Church, 254 Burritt St., Plantsville, CT 06479.

Rita's family would like to thank the entire staff at the Summit of Plantsville for their compassion and excellent care.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, March 13, 2015 at St. Aloysius Church, 254 Burritt St., Plantsville. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery, Southington. Calling hours will be held on Thursday, March 12, 2015 from 3 - 6 p.m. at the Plantsville Funeral Home, 975 S. Main St., Plantsville. For online condolences and directions please visit www.plantsvillefuneral home.

FUNERAL SERVICES

In lieu of flowers, donations in Rita's memory may be made to St. Aloysius Church, 254 Burritt St., Plantsville, CT 06479.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, March 13, 2015 at St. Aloysius Church, 254 Burritt St., Plantsville. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery, Southington. Calling hours will be held on Thursday, March 12, 2015 from 3 - 6 p.m. at the Plantsville Funeral Home, 975 S. Main St., Plantsville.

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