James T. Dwyer, 78
OXFORD – James T. Dwyer, 78, died Saturday, March 9, 2013, in his home. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Theresa “Terry” V. (Perry) Dwyer of Oxford; his son, James R. Dwyer and his wife Karen of Oxford; two grandchildren, Michael P. Dwyer and his wife Brie of Worcester, and Maureen K. Dwyer of Oxford; six great grandchildren, Sean, Madelyn, Caeden, Connor, Rylie, and Murphy; and three nieces. He was born in Dorchester, the son of the late James P. and Bertha I. (Wentworth) Dwyer, and lived in Webster before moving to Oxford 52 years ago. He graduated from St. Louis High School in Webster and served in the U.S. Coast Guard during the Korean War.
Mr. Dwyer was a crane operator at Morgan Construction in Worcester for over 20 years, retiring in 1994. He was a member of St. Roch’s Church in Oxford. He had a great love for the game of golf and scored 2 Holes in One in his lifetime. He was a member of the Dennis Pines Golf Course in Dennis, and Dudley Hill Golf Club in Dudley. He enjoyed reading and spending time at his cottage on Cape Cod.
A funeral will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2013, from Paradis Funeral Home, 357 Main St., Oxford, followed by a Mass at 10 a.m. at St. Roch’s Church, 332 Main St., Oxford. Burial will follow at St. Roch’s Cemetery, Oxford. Calling hours are Friday, March 15, 2013, from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Adam Bullen Memorial Foundation, 24 Charlton St., Oxford, MA 01540, or to St. Roch’s Church, 332 Main St., Oxford, MA 01540. www.paradisfuneralhome.com