John DwyerName: John Dwyer
Date of Death: May 9, 2014
Age at death: 86
John Joseph Dwyer, 86, of Sarasota, passed away on May 9, 2014. Born in New York, New York, he served in the Army Air Corps. He later moved to Ridgefield Park, New Jersey with his wife, Dorothea. While raising his family there, John worked as a letter carrier in New York for thirty-six years, with a portion of his route including the Empire State Building. He retired to Florida in 1983 and worked part-time for Sears.
He is pre-deceased by his wife Dorothea, to whom he was married for fifty-one years. He is survived by his daughters Christina Dwyer and Elizabeth Rice. John was the proud grandfather to Rachel and Rebecca Rice. John loved to swim, sing, dance and read. He was an accomplished swimmer and served as Captain of his swim team in High School.
John belonged to the Club Dominicana and performed for the local dances that were held there. John will always be remembered as a kind and loving man, one who loved to joke and laugh and who enjoyed connecting with people.
A memorial mass will be held on Saturday, May 31, at at St. Martha?s Catholic Church. 200 North Orange Avenue Sarasota, FL 34236. Brown & Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory, 26th Street Chapel, 5624 26th Street West Bradenton, FL 34207, in charge of arrangements . Private condolences may be sent to: www.brownandsonsfuneral.com