Mary Dyer, 84, had worked at library
Published 5:20 pm, Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Mary (Healy) Dyer, 84, of Cheshire, formerly of New Milford, died June 16 at MidState Medical Center in Meriden. She was the wife of John Dyer.
Mrs. Dyer was born Nov. 15, 1926, in Cambridge, Mass., daughter of the late Joseph R. and Margaret (Higgins) Healy.
She lived in West Hartford for several years until her family moved to Norfolk.
She worked in the New Milford Public Library for 16 years.
Mrs. Dyer was a resident of New Milford since 1953. She moved to Cheshire in 2008.
In addition to her husband of 62 years, Mrs. Dyer is survived by four children, Joanne Dyer Ludwig, and her husband, Ernest, Thomas Dyer, Clare Blake, and her husband, Steven, and James Dyer, and his wife Melanie, all of Cheshire; a brother, John Healy; two sisters, Elizabeth Goodhue and Anne Sampson; four grandchildren, Cara, Michael, Stephanie and Hayden; four stepgrandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The Lillis Funeral Home of New Milford was in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the Church of the Epiphany, 1750 Huckins Road, Cheshire, CT 06410-1340, or to the Water Witch Hose Co. No. 2, 8 Grove St., New Milford, CT 06776.