In loving memory of

Elizabeth D. Dwyer
May 22, 1930 - September 7, 2019

Elizabeth D. "Liz" Dwyer, of Drexel Hill PA, died peacefully Saturday, September 7, 2019, surrounded by her loving family at home.

Born in Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of the late William and Elizabeth (nee Coughlin) Deiter. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Francis T. "Frank" in 2007 and her daughter, Catherine "Cathy" in 1993.

Elizabeth was a member of Little Flower High School Class of 1948.

Elizabeth was a homemaker and employed as a Legal Secretary for various Law Firms during her career.

She was a member of St. Dorothy's Parish and the Charismatic Group and the Upper Darby Senior Center. Elizabeth was an avid book reader, loved gardening and doing crafts. She also enjoyed playing the piano. Elizabeth treasured spending time with her family and vacationing in Sea Isle City, NJ.

Elizabeth is survived by her devoted children Judith "Judy" A. Patzek and her husband Matthew of Parkesburg, PA; James "Jim" T Dwyer, DO of Fort Lauderdale, FL; Francis "Fran" Dwyer and his wife Maureen of Royersford, PA; and Elizabeth A "Liz Ann" Dwyer of Drexel Hill, PA. She is the loving grandmother of Matthew, Jonathan (Suzanne), Timothy (Lindi), and Daniel (Becca), and the great grandmother of Matthew, Julian, Cecelia, Johnathan, and a plus one, due in April 2020.

Relatives and friends are invited to call on Wednesday, September 11th from 9:00 to 10:15 AM at St. Dorothy Church 4910 Township Line Road, Drexel Hill, PA. Words of Remembrance begins at 10:15 AM, followed by her Funeral Mass at 10:30 AM with Rev. Michael D. Murphy, Pastor and Celebrant. Interment will be in SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery, Springfield, PA.

Remembrances in her name to Little Flower Catholic High School for Girls Orchestra Fund,
1000 West Lycoming Street, Philadelphia PA 19140 or Saint Dorothy's Catholic School,1225 Burmont Road Drexel Hill, PA 19026 are appreciated by the family.

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Carrie Paoletti-Connelly wrote on Sep 30, 2019:

"My condolences to the Dwyer family. Although I never met Mrs. Dwyer I knew Jim from his time in the Cathedral Choir many years ago. He is a very caring person and I am sure his Mom, now in heaven, is very proud he is a doctor. He was in residency when I last had contact with him. "

carolyn piccone wrote on Sep 8, 2019:

"Aunt Liz was a wonderful person, always warm and caring. You can tell what a great person she was by the beautiful children and grandchildren she leaves behind . Carolyn P"

carolyn piccone wrote on Sep 8, 2019:

"Aunt Liz was a warm and wonderful person, so caring and giving. You can see how great a person she was by the beautiful children and grandchildren she leaves as her legacy. Carolyn P"

Marti Purifico wrote on Sep 8, 2019:

"I will always remember a beautiful lady who adored her family. Walk with Jesus, dear friend. Marti"