MADAWASKA – Yvette (Cyr) Martin, 91, passed away peacefully March 20, 2014, in Bangor. She was born on July 1, 1922, in Madawaska, daughter of the late Mathias and Alvine (Pelletier) Albert.
Yvette was the wife Armand Martin of Madawaska, and of the late Alcide V. Cyr of Madawaska. Yvette began her career in the insurance industry, and then served as Clerk of Madawaska District Courts for many years.
Yvette is survived by her two sons, Carl Cyr and his wife, Carmelle, of Edmundston, N.B., and Mark Cyr and his wife, Gisele, of Lewiston; one sister, Alice Cormier of Presque Isle; one brother, Lucien Albert of California; five grandchildren, Marie-Eve Cyr, Paul Cyr, Michel Cyr, Danielle Robins, and Alan Cyr; one great-grandchild, Nicolas Cyr; four stepsons, Kenneth “Gene” Martin and his wife, Linda, of Ohio, Philip Martin and his wife, Gloria, of Madawaska, Roger Martin and his wife, Rejeanne, of Madawaska, and David Martin of Madawaska; and one stepdaughter, Phyllis and her husband, Louis St. Amand, of North Carolina. She was predeceased by three brothers, Leo Albert, Camille Albert, and Normand Albert; and three sisters, Rita Albert, Laurette Bisson, and Germaine Branscombe.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 25, at St. Thomas Aquinas Church. Family and friends may call 9-10:30 a.m. Tuesday before the service at Lajoie Funeral Home. Spring interment will be in the parish cemetery in St. David. For online condolences, please visit