William (Bill) Dwyer Jr. of Newburyport
William (Bill) Dwyer, Jr, 76, of Newburyport, MA passed peacefully on Tuesday, December
25th at High Pointe Hospice House in Haverhill. He is predeceased by his parents William A and Mary E Dwyer and his brother Paul Dwyer of Bluffton, SC who recently passed away in October of 2018.He leaves his sister, Barbara Dwyer and her husband Jack Delgizzi,of Lowell,
Beth Dwyer and husband William Castillo of Seattle WA, Shaun Dwyer and his wife, Ondine of Hamilton, Scott Dwyer and his wife Marnie of Truckee, CA, Laura Dwyer of Manchester by the Sea , several grandchildren, nieces and nephew.
Born in Cambridge, graduated from Medford High School. He was brought up in Medford, MA moved to Manchester by the Sea and then finally Newburyport for the last 30+ years. He was retired from the construction trade to become a self employed carpenter, craftsman, coppersmith and artist.
He was a communicant of the Immaculate Conception Church in Newburyport and a Eucharistic minister. He was a member in good standing of the Sheet Metal Union and enjoyed golf and fishing with friends.
He spent many hours working on his beloved boat - which allowed him to enjoy his passion - sailing. Sailing on the ocean was a place of joy and relaxation - it was believed he had sea water in his veins. A lover of gardening and cooking - he love to share a meal. He was an avid reader. Friends often said - he was always the first person there when you needed help.
His community, friends and family will miss him greatly
A celebration of life will be held at a later date. A Graveside funeral Service is Thursday, January 3rd at 11:00 AM at Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford, MA ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 978-251-4041