Margaret T. Dwyer

1928 ∼ 2019

Margaret T. Dwyer

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.


Wednesday, October 16, 2019
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Chapman, Cole, and Gleason Funeral Home - Wareham
Address & Directions


Wednesday, October 16, 2019 | 11:00 AM

St. Patrick’s Church - Wareham
Address & Directions


Being held privately.


St. Patrick’s Table c/o of St. Patrick’s Church,
82 High St., Wareham, MA 02571
Friends of Marion Council on Aging
P.O. Box 937, Marion, MA 02738

Learn more about Pre-planning

Margaret T. Dwyer

1928 ∼ 2019

Do you need help in writing your guestbook entry?

Try writing about one of these topics:

  • What characteristic did you love most about the person
  • What was your relationship with him/her
  • Do you have a tasteful story about him/her that exemplifies the qualities of the person
  • What one word would you use to describe the person
  • When was the first time you met him/her
  • Did you share in a special event with him/her

Did you know, this guestbook entry will be printed and given to the family as a cherished keepsake. Your words will be held closely by the family and their gratitude for the time spent writing will be boundless.