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DEXTER and PITTSFIELD - Rose G. Cyr-Campbell, 88, died Feb. 10, 2002, in Pittsfield. She was born March 17, 1913, in Enfield, Conn., the daughter of Joseph and Frances (Muscotti) Martinelli. Rose was a devout Catholic all her life. While in Connecticut, she was president of the Saint Cologio Society for Women. She also worked as a supervisor at the Bigalow Mill in Thompsonville, Conn. In 1945, Rose and her husband, Eloi Cyr sold their home and moved to a farm on the Lincoln's Mill Rd. in Corinna, where they resided for 26 years. For most of the time Rose was self-employed on the family farm. After her husband's death, she retired to Florida and for the past 30 years, she had resided between her home in Dexter and Apopka, Fla. Rose enjoyed life and was an avid traveler and bingo player. She also enjoyed making crafts and cooking for her family and friends.

Rose was predeceased by her first husband, Eloi Cyr of Corinna; her second husband, Joseph Campbell of Apopka, Fla.; a stepson, Joseph P. Cyr of Augusta, Ga.; a stepdaughter, Virginia Campbell of Buffalo, N.Y.; and a granddaughter, Amanda Cyr of Dexter. She is survived by two daughters, Frances Kirk and her husband, Milton of Pittsfield and Lea Worster and her husband, Keith of Dexter; a son, Paul Cyr and his wife, Judy; a stepdaughter, Carole Gates of Buffalo, N.Y.; a brother, Samuel Pittiteri and his wife, Helen of Chicopee Falls, Mass.; a sister, Anna Marinone of Windsor Locks, Conn.; 12 grandchildren and six great-grandchild-ren.

At Rose's request, there will be no visiting hours. A memorial Mass will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at Saint Agnes Catholic Church, Pittsfield, with Fr. Bob Bouchard officiating. Graveside memorial services will be held at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Dexter in the spring. Those who wish may make donations in Rose's memory to the Sebasticook Valley Health Care Facility, 33 Leighton St., Pittsfield, ME 04967; or to the Pittsfield Animal Shelter, RR 1, Box 3965, Pittsfield, ME 04967.

Cremation arrangements are in care of Thompson Funeral Home, 30 St. Albans Rd., Corinna. For information and an on line guest book, please visit

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