MILLINOCKET and EAST MILLINOCKET – Myra Jean Boyer, 44, beloved wife of John Boyer, passed away peacefully on Nov. 4, 2004, surrounded by her loving family, after fighting a courageous battle with cancer. Myra was born in Millinocket on Dec. 18, 1959, the daughter of Willard and Rinette (Picard) Gagnon. Myra graduated from Schenck High School in East Millinocket. She was a member of The First United Pentecostal Church of Millinocket where she also taught Sunday school. Myra is survived by her husband, John of Millinocket; her daughter, Shanna Mayfield; her son, Aaron Mayfield, both of Albany, Calif.; her father, Willard Gagnon and his wife, Jean, of East Millinocket; her sisters, Judy and husband, Richard McClay, of Bangor, Diane Gagnon of East Millinocket; her brothers, Lloyd Gagnon of East Millinocket, Doug Gagnon of Bangor, and Dan and wife, Karen Gagnon, of Arundel; a sister-in-law, Sharon and husband, Dennis Boutaugh, of Millinocket; a special sister-in-law, Thomasina Mayfield; special friends, Melissa Pasquine and Jack Marshall; her cats, Tigger and Callie; her many nieces and nephews. Myra was predeceased by her mother, Rinette Gagnon in 1997 and her first husband, Michael Mayfield. Myra will always be remembered for the compassion she showed others, and her beautiful smile. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her, especially her young students at Sunday school bible study. Friends may call at the First United Pentecostal Church of Millinocket, 100 Aroostook Ave., Millinocket from 2-5 p.m., on Saturday, Nov. 6. A Memorial Service will be held at the church 10 a.m., Sunday, Nov. 7, 2004. Pastor David J. LaLiberte will officiate. Arrangements by R. L. Bouchard Funeral Home, 11 Tamarack St., Millinocket. If friends wish, gifts in Myra’s memory may be made to the Katahdin Area Support Group, 10 Field St., Millinocket, ME 04462 or to Cancer Care of Maine, care of Eastern Maine Charities. For online register book, please visit