J. M. Dwyer

May 23, 2001

John Michael Dwyer, 68, of Lady Lake, Fla., formerly of Liverpool, died Wednesday at home. Born in Syracuse, he graduated from St. Anthony's School.

He retired in 1978 as a sergeant after 23 years with the Syracuse Police Department, and in 1994 after 16 years with Niagara Mohawk Power Corp.

He was a communicant of St. Timothy's Church in Lady Lake and St. John's Church in Liverpool, and a member of the Eagles Lodge of Leesburg, Fla., Lady Lake American Legion Post 347 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3146, Syracuse. He was a Navy veteran of the Korea.

A son, Kelly J., died in 1987. Survivors: His wife of 44 years, the former Mary Leary; two daughters, Sharon White of Oceanside, Calif., and Shannon Elliott of Jacksonville, Fla.; three sons, Patrick M. of Haverhill, Mass., Michael A. of Syracuse and Daniel T. of Orlando, Fla.; a brother, James of Mattydale; six grandchildren.

Services: 9:45 a.m. Wednesday at Maurer Funeral Home Moyers Corners and 10:30 a.m. in St. John's Church, 8290 Soule Road, Liverpool. Burial, Pine Plains Cemetery, Clay. Calling hours, 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, 3541 Route 31, Baldwinsville. Contributions: American Cancer Society, Box 895339, Leesburg, FL 34789-5339.