Robert J. Cyr, "RJ"
May 20, 1974 ~ May 14, 2012
Robert J. Cyr, “RJ”, 37, died May 14, 2012 at his residence in Waltham, Maine. He was born in Stamford, CT, on May 20, 1974 the son of Robert P. Cyr and Ann-Marie Britton.
RJ graduated from Bethel High School in 1993. He enjoyed gardening, hiking, fishing, and rescuing animals. He was very creative and liked doing carpentry. He was the Animal Control Officer in Waltham.
He is survived by his wife of 4 years, Lauren (Sullivan) Cyr; father, Robert P. Cyr and wife Sharon Hazzard Cyr; sister, Jennifer Barboza of Bethel, CT; half-sister, Kristy Britton of Naugatuck, CT; step-brother, Matthew Hazzard of Norwalk, CT; father-in-law, John Sullivan of Norwalk, CT; brothers-in-law, John Sullivan and wife Katherine of Naples, FL, and Chris Sullivan of Norwalk, CT; nephews, Gabriel Barboza of Bethel, CT, Matthew Hazzard, Jr. of Norwalk, CT; nieces, Isabella Barboza of Bethel, CT, and Aaliyah Hazzard of Norwalk, CT. RJ will be greatly missed by his friends and family as well as his adored dogs, Sway, Frosty, Zeke, and Avery. He was predeceased by his beloved dog, Princess.
Friends and family may call on Friday, May 18, from 4:00 to 8:00 PM at Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 12:00 noon on Saturday, May 19, at St. Mary Church, 669 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT. Interment will Follow in St. John Cemetery, 223 Richards Avenue, Norwalk, CT.
Contributions in RJ’s memory may be made to the Peace Ridge Animal Sanctuary, 653 Backridge Road, Penobscot, ME 04476.