Helen Marie Dwyer



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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


  1. Charles Fritz on June 1, 2023 at 7:44 pm

    So sorry for your loss to Thomas , Gerry and the Dwyer family.

  2. Donald C. Schubauer on June 1, 2023 at 7:47 pm

    So sorry for youe loss Thomas, Gerry and Helen’s other family members.

  3. Shane Dwyer on June 1, 2023 at 8:24 pm

    We will all miss you Grandma and will forever love you

  4. Shawn dwyer on June 1, 2023 at 8:25 pm

    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”

  5. Lucy Dwyer Zamora on June 1, 2023 at 9:45 pm


  6. Jennifer Castro on June 1, 2023 at 11:54 pm

    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

  7. Trice Duncan on June 2, 2023 at 7:21 am

    May the Dwyer family find peace and comfort in your mothers memory.

  8. Sheena O’Leary-Dwyer on June 2, 2023 at 5:16 pm

    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 ❤️

  9. Darlene Dwyer on June 2, 2023 at 5:26 pm

    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.

  10. Edward Stachura on June 2, 2023 at 8:05 pm

    Sorry for your loss- I’ll keep her in my prayers.

  11. Jo-Anne Wilson on June 2, 2023 at 10:19 pm


  12. John Cusano on June 3, 2023 at 5:33 am

    My condolences and prayers for Helen and for her family. God Bless. John Cusano

  13. Jessica Hernandez on June 3, 2023 at 7:20 am


  14. George Stuart on June 3, 2023 at 9:17 am

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

  15. Ray Spanilo on June 3, 2023 at 3:07 pm

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

  16. Mary Ellen Ryan on June 5, 2023 at 10:44 am

    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

  17. Marilyn Rizzo-Ferris on June 5, 2023 at 12:38 pm

    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

  18. Thomas Dwyer on June 5, 2023 at 8:17 pm

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

  19. Thomas Dwyer on June 5, 2023 at 8:21 pm

    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.

  20. Thomas Dwyer on June 5, 2023 at 8:24 pm

    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

  21. Thomas Dwyer on June 5, 2023 at 8:26 pm

    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

  22. Thomas Dwyer on June 5, 2023 at 8:30 pm

    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!!!!

  23. Thomas Dwyer on June 5, 2023 at 8:31 pm

    Thank you for your kind words. Hope you are doing well.

  24. Sarah Brownell on June 8, 2023 at 1:12 pm

    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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