Barbara A. Dwyer, of Brewster, NY, died peacefully on October 9, 2019. She was 83 years old.
Born on September 25, 1936 in Mt. Kisco, NY, daughter of the late David and Adelaide (Bove) Ferris. Barbara was a graduate of Brewster High School and earned her master’s degree in Education from Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, CT.
Barbara married the love of her life William ‘Bill’ Dwyer on August 21, 1960 St. Lawrence O’Toole Church in Brewster. William predeceased his wife on August 17, 2018.
Mrs. Dwyer was an elementary school teacher at the Garden Street School in Brewster, NY for over 35 years. Her favorite way to spend the weekend was to travel with Bill to their favorite place, Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, CT.
Mrs. Dwyer is survived by her children; Karen Visca of Newtown, CT and Kim Kunkle (Randy) of Newark, DE as well as her grandchildren; Jenna and Jessica Visca and Alyson, John, and Sarah Kunkle. Two sisters, Linda Johnston of Brewster, NY and Susan Johnson of Myrtle Beach, SC and a Brother, Michael Ferris of Myrtle Beach, SC
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 11am at St. Lawrence O’Toole Church, 31 Prospect St, Brewster. Interment is private. Friends and family may visit Beecher Funeral Home, 1 Putnam Avenue, Brewster, NY on Friday October 11, 2019 from 5pm-7pm.