Margaret T. “Terry” Dwyer, 90, of Marion, died peacefully on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at Sippican Healthcare Center in Marion after a long illness. She was the wife of the late Francis P. Dwyer.
Born in Brookline, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Delia (Duggan) Flynn. Mrs. Dwyer lived in Stoughton for many years where she raised her family. She moved to Marion in 2009.
Mrs. Dwyer was a daily communicant of St. Patrick’s Church in Wareham. An active parishioner at the church, she also volunteered for the weekly community lunch at St. Patrick’s Table. She also enjoyed reading and was her happiest when spending time with her family.
Survivors include her children, Steven Dwyer and his wife Gina of Carver, Dianne Cosman and her husband Charles of Marion, Irene Stapleton of Sandwich, and Tracy Ellertson and her husband David of Wareham; her sister, Irene Johnson of Portsmouth, RI; her brother, John Flynn of Scituate; her grandchildren, Nathan Dwyer, Patrick Dwyer, Timothy Weineck, Ashley Stetson, Brianna Cavaco, Matthew Stetson, Hannah Stapleton, Haley Ellertson, and Sean Ellertson. Also surviving are 10 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her son, the late Joseph Dwyer, and her siblings, the late Mary Flynn, Charles Flynn, and Katherine McCann.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit at the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 2599 Cranberry Hwy. (Rt. 28), Wareham on Wed., Oct. 16, 2019 from 9 to 10:30 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Patrick’s Church, High St., Wareham at 11 AM. Interment will be private at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to St. Patrick’s Table c/o of St. Patrick’s Church, 82 High St., Wareham, MA 02571 OR Friends of Marion Council on Aging, P.O. Box 937, Marion, MA 02738.