Barbara A. Dwyer



Barbara A. Dwyer, of Brewster, NY, died peacefully on October 9, 2019. She was 83 years old.

Born on Sept. 25, 1936, in Mt. Kisco, NY, she was the 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 Aug. 21, 1960, at St. Lawrence O’Toole Church in Brewster. William predeceased his wife on Aug. 17, 2018.

Mrs. Dwyer was an elementary school teacher at the Garden Street School in Brewster, NY, for more than 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 plus grandchildren Jenna and Jessica Visca and Alyson, John, and Sarah Kunkle.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Sat., Oct. 12, 2019, at 11am at St. Lawrence O’Toole Church, 31 Prospect St, Brewster. Visitation was held at Beecher Funeral Home, 1 Putnam Avenue, Brewster, NY on Fri., Oct. 11, 2019, from 5pm-7pm.

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