ISLAND FALLS – Edward Dwyer, 87, died September 2, 2014, in Patten. He was born May 21, 1927 in Island Falls, the son of Ross and Isadora (McFarland) Dwyer.
He was a member of the US Army, serving during Korea. He worked for the town of Island Falls for several years, at the Island Falls Hardware store, he was a Deacon at the Island Falls United Baptist Church for 55 years, a board member on the Board of Advisors for the Aroostook Area Agency on Aging and was a member of the Island Falls Senior Citizens.
He is survived by his siblings, Edith Dwyer of Island Falls, Mary Lawlor of Patten; Terry Dwyer of Island Falls; a brother-in-law, George Wagner of Quincy, MA; many nieces, nephews and cousins. He is predeceased by his parents; wife, Loretta; siblings, Virginia Irish, Charles Dwyer and Erva Staples.
Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Thursday, September 4th at Bowers Funeral Home, Island Falls. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Friday at the Island Falls Baptist Church with Rev. Ben Greene officiating. Interment will be in the Island Falls Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may donate to the Island Falls United Baptist Church building fund, PO Box 6, Island Falls ME 04747. For an online memory book and to leave condolences please visit www.bowersfuneral.com