Lyn Henry Cyr, age 74, died peacefully at home on June 9, 2014 with his wife Donna (Holland) Cyr by his side after a courageous and stoic battle with cancer. He was a devoted husband, and beloved father to Catherine (Cathy) Cyr, of Higganum and Elizabeth (Betsy) Stellato and her husband Frank of Wallingford. Lyn was born on October 10, 1939, in St. John, Maine to the late Celina Jalbert Cyr, a professor at the University of Maine Fort Kent, where he graduated from, and also where he met his wife of 47 years. Lyn was a US Air Force Veteran and spent his life working as an engineer. He was an active member of the SCARA Ham Radio Club. His interests included traveling with his wife, doing home improvement projects, photography and making 'his girls' happy. Lyn was famous for a good joke and good advice. In addition to his wife and daughters Lyn is also survived by his brother Leroy (Elizabeth) Cyr. of Surprise, AZ and the apples of his eye were his grandchildren, Patrick (Danielle) Greenberg, Katelyn Munzner, Walter Munzner III, Leif Munzner, Lauren Stellato, and Joelle Stellato. Friends may visit with his family on Thursday, June 12th from 4:00 to 8:00 PM with his Prayer Service beginning at 7:30 PM in BEECHER & BENNETT FUNERAL HOME, 2300 Whitney Ave, Hamden. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Smilow Cancer Center at Yale New Haven Hospital, www.giveclosertofree.org ,20 York Street, New Haven, CT 06510. W1NRE Over and Out

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  1. Dear Donna,Cathy and Betsy,I am so sorry for the loss of Lyn. He was always such a great friend and so much fun. He will be greatly missed.

  2. DONNA AND YOUR EXTENDED FAMILY, I WISH TO EXPRESS MY SINCERE SORROW FOR LYN’S PASSING. HE WILL ALWAYS BE REMEMBERED AS, .SIR CYR. , A MAN OF QUIET KNOWLEDGE AND GREAT CLASS. 73 OLD FRIEND. IRVING KING, W1ERE

  3. I am so sorry for your loss Donna. I met you and Lyn decades ago at your sister Peggy’s house in Potomac. I will keep you and your family in my prayers. Courtney Quillin

  4. I am so sorry to hear of Lyn’s passing, he was a great teacher and mentor to me while at Norden. He will be greatly missed. QRX Lyn. N1NRE DE K1MF

  5. I’m so sorry for the loss of Lyn . I won’t forget his friendship to me and the boys for many years. He will always have a special place in our hearts which will forever be filled with loving, and humorous memories that only Lyn could give.

  6. My condolences to all of Lyn’s family. I knew Lyn through our joint hobby of Amateur (Ham) radio. He always offered his kindness, knowledge and teachings to others. He will be greatly missed! Douglas Losty/WA1TUT

  7. Safe travels dad. And don’t tell to many people how to do things as soon as you get there. Wait a few days. You take time to figure out.

  8. To the family of Lyn our sorrow of the his passing. He will be remembered for his whit and some of the great jokes and the help he gave to so many other hams in the club. Joanne and I can remember some of the Pizza nights thats were so much fun. 73 W1NRE Take care Donna and family. George & Joanne Hartmann Seminole FL.

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