George DwyerName: George Dwyer
Date of Death: January 26, 2014
Age at death: 94
George William Dwyer, passed away peacefully at his home in Bradenton, Florida, on Sunday January 26, 2014. Born August 31, 1919 in Bay City, Michigan. He was a United States Navy Veteran, serving aboard the USS Anthedon in the South Pacific during World War II. A devout catholic, George wed Mary Elizabeth Crawford on Valentines Day in 1942. While growing his family with Elizabeth, George founded, owned and operated Mechanicals Inc. in Cincinnati, Ohio. The couple retired to Bradenton Florida in 1989 where they enjoyed 25 years of travel, golf, fishing, tennis, and bridge. George was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Bradenton. George leaves behind his loving wife of 72 years, Mary Elizabeth, three son, James Dwyer (Sue) Fernandina Beach, Florida, William Dwyer (Sue) Cincinnati, Ohio, Dr. George Michael Dwyer (Susan) Ridgley, West Virginia, and one daughter, Patricia Wyenandt (Dr Robert) Cincinnati, Ohio. Nine Grandchildren, Christine Borden, Teri Petrella, Paul Dwyer, James Adam Dwyer, Michael Dwyer, Katherine Dwyer, Matthew Dwyer, Robert Wyenandt III, Gabriel Wyenandt and four great grandchildren. The family would like to thank Kim, Sarah, and all the caregivers at Home Instead Senior Care, for all the loving care they gave George and Elizabeth over the last 2 years.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Friday January 31 at 1:00 pm with the Eulogy at 12:45 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, .The family received friends at the church one hour prior to the mass. Following the mass the family invited friends to join them for a time of fellowship and reflection at the El Conquistador Country Club, 4350 El Conquistador Parkway, Bradenton, Florida. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517 Topeka, Kansas 66675 or at woundedwarriorproject.org. Condolences for the family may be made online at www.shannonfuneralhomes.com. Arrangements by Shannon Funeral Home Town Chapel, Bradenton.