Helen Marie Dwyer

helen dwyer

March 19, 1927 ~ May 31, 2023

Born in: Rochester, NY
Resided in: Greece, NY

Helen Marie Dwyer

Wednesday, May 31, 2023 at age 96 went home to be with her husband, Bernard John Dwyer; sister, Grace Werth; brother, Howard Lutz.  She is survived by her children, Carol Dwyer-Emond, Thomas (Gerry Byrne) Dwyer, Tish (Maureen) Dwyer, Stephen 9Pat) Dwyer; 8 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren; many loving family and friends.
Helen had a love for the outdoors.  She was an avid NY Yankees fan, golfer, and enjoyed playing cards, especially Euchre.  She enjoyed all sports, fishing, gardening, going to the casinos, dancing, music and always supported her family in their sporting events through the years.  She will be dearly missed.

Helen’s visitation will be held Friday, June 2nd 4-8 PM at Vay-Schleich & Meeson 1075 Long Pond Road.  Her celebration of life will be held Saturday, June 3rd 9:00 AM in the chapel of the funeral home.  Interment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in her memory.  For more information and to sign her online guestbook, visit www.meesonfamily.com


Visitation: June 2, 2023 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Vay-Schleich & Meeson - Greece Chapel
1075 Long Pond Road
Rochester, NY 14626

Celebration of Life: June 3, 2023 9:00 am

Vay-Schleich & Meeson - Greece Chapel
1075 Long Pond Road
Rochester, NY 14626

Burial: June 3, 2023 10:00 am

Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
2461 Dewey Avenue
Rochester, NY 14612

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The family greatly appreciates donations made to these charities in Helen Marie Dwyer 's name.

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

501 St. Jude Place Memphis , TN 38105

Memories Timeline


    • Thank you Don and Charley. That was so kind of you guys to come both days. I can’t thank you enough for the love and support. Patrick n Gerry

    • I will miss you, Mrs. Dwyer. I will miss watching Andy Griffith & Everyone Loves Raymond with you. I enjoyed our laughs and talks about your children’s accomplishments and how proud you are of them. Also your stories about Bandit and your love for sports . I know you’re in a better place. Love you always 💓

  1. Grandma you’re the best and a very loving one ! I enjoyed all the times together since I was a young boy riding around the house in my scooter to going golfing together at Arrowhead Country Club and watching you doing a special type of putt from the fringe “the grandma putt”

  2. Love you Grandma! You will always be my Bingo partner! So many wonderful memories together! 💗

    • Thanks for coming. Gma would be thrilled that you and the kids came.And I know she was gleaming with pride on our celebration of her life in her backyard. And Dad was right with her too! And I don’t think it was a coincidence at all that Mateo and I had a TRIPLE WAR!!!!

  3. Grandma you were truly such a beautiful soul we will miss you dearly I’ve enjoyed our games we’ve played over years as a family on holidays etc you were a heck of a yukor player great golfer etc rip lov

  4. Grandma, I loved getting to know you and spend time with you over the years of being in your family. Heaven certainly gained an angel for sure. I will truly miss you ❤️

  5. My heartfelt sympathy Tish, Carol, Steve, Tom and families. Aunt Helen was truly a fun loving and caring lady. Remembering the great visits when she and Uncle Bernie came to Dad and Mom’s for visits and camped out even the ball games in Rochester. Thanks for the great memories Aunt Helen I love you and will be missed dearly. Rest in peace.

    • Thank you Darlene and family. Our visits to Canada are Mom’s best memories. Even tho her memory was fading she was always asking about Aunt Trish. Two angels gone to heaven free of pain just looking down on us with all their love. Thank you All for the beautiful flowers.

  6. My heartfelt condolences, Thomas Patrick, Gerry and family. May Mama Helen rest in God’s sweet peace ❤️🌿

  7. Tish, I’m so sorry for the loss of your mom/friend. My condolences to you and your family.

  8. Tishie, I am so sorry for your loss. May the precious memories help you cope with your sorrow.
    Ray Spanilo

  9. Tish, my deepest condolences on the loss of your mom. We were always amazed that, even at her age, she was always ready for your Florida trips! God bless her and may the memories give you comfort.
    Mary Ellen

  10. Dear Thomas, Gerry and the entire Dwyer Family: We are sorry for your loss. May your many memories bring you peace. May your stories lighten your hearts and bring smiles to your faces and joy to your hearts for the many blessing that you have received through Helen’s life. We are hugging you in our hearts and keeping Helen and each of you in prayers. Our Deepest Sympathy and Love, Marilyn, Tom and Susan

    • Thanks Jessica for helping Mom. Mom appreciated having you there especially that you were a neighbor that she could trust.

    • Thanks so much Marilyn,Tom, and She. Your prayers of love and support never went unnoticed. They have helped me immensely. With profound gratitude. Patrick and Gerry

  11. Patrick, I am sending love and prayers to you and your family during this difficult time. May the love of all those who care for you surrounding you and the beautiful memories of your mother provide some comfort.

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