Our brother and fellow priest, Father Richard Cyr, passed on from this life on September 7, 2014 at the age of 80.
Father Cyr was born on August 14, 1934 in Detroit, Michigan and ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Detroit on June 4, 1960.
Father Cyr’s assignments included serving as associate pastor at St. Raymond Parish, Detroit; Christ the King Parish, Detroit; St. Regis Parish, Bloomfield Hills; and as pastor at St. Ronald Parish, Clinton Township and St. Matthias Parish, Sterling Heights.
Visitation will take place at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile), Sterling Heights on Wednesday, September 10 from 5-8 p.m.
Visitation will continue at St. Peter Parish Church, 95 Market Street, Mt. Clemens on Thursday, September 11 from 2-8 p.m.
Father Cyr will lie in repose on Friday, September 12, at St. Peter Parish Church, from 10 a.m. until the celebration of his funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Interment at Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton Township.
Father Cyr was predeceased by his parents George and Elizabeth; and brother Thomas. He is survived by his siblings Mary Ann (Jack) Brehmer, Jacquiline Whelan, Paula Michaels, Gary (Machiko), Douglas (Barbara), Janet (Jim) Mowid, Donna Derey, George (Gloria), Bernadette (Mike) Coats, Diane (Gary) Kuechen, and Gerilyn (Tim) Doherty. He is also survived by 95 nieces and nephews. Condolences may be sent to Ms. Paula Michaels, 18981 Lauren Drive, Clinton Township, MI 48038.