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Rick Dwyer

June 14, 1951 December 18, 2020
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Peoria- Rick Dwyer, age 69, passed away peacefully on Friday, December 18, 2020 at his residence.

Rick was born on June 14, 1951 in Peoria, Illinois, the son of Edward and Mary Ann Dwyer. Rick graduated from Bergan High School in 1969 and Florida State University in 1973.

Surviving are his daughter, Emily (Jared) of Columbia, MO; brother, Mike Dwyer of Peoria; sister Molly (Jim) Connor of Lake Zurich, IL; nephews Jim (Tifanie) and Matt (Kristin) Connor and niece Katie Connor.

Rick worked at S & S Builders Hardware, Vonachen Services and G & D Trucking.

Rick enjoyed watching his beloved Florida State Seminoles football games, Chicago Bears and Blackhawks and the St. Louis Cardinals. Rick was a dedicated listener of WGN radio and enjoyed sharing comical stories told by many different radio personalities over the years. Rick was known for his meticulous and dedicated work ethic and immaculate attention to detail. He was a devoted and proud father to Emily and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Rick is preceded in death by his parents Ed and Mary Ann Dwyer.

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at 10:00 AM at St. Philomena Catholic Church with visitation being held 30 minutes prior to mass. Father David Richardson will officiate and burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery.

Memorials in Rick’s name can be made to the Pat Goldin Scholarship Fund at Bradley University 1501 Bradley Avenue Peoria, IL 61625.

Friends and family may sign the online guestbook or send private condolences by logging onto www.wrightandsalmon.com

Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

22

Jun

9:30 AM 6/22/2021 9:30:00 AM - 10:00 AM 6/22/2021 10:00:00 AM
St. Philomena Catholic Church

1000 W. Albany Ave
Peoria, IL 61604

St. Philomena Catholic Church
1000 W. Albany Ave Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Memorial Mass

Tuesday

22

Jun

10:00 AM 6/22/2021 10:00:00 AM
St. Philomena Catholic Church

1000 W. Albany Ave
Peoria, IL 61604

St. Philomena Catholic Church
1000 W. Albany Ave Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Resurrection Cemetery Final Resting Place

7519 N. Allen Road
Peoria, IL 61614

7519 N. Allen Road Peoria 61614 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Pat Goldin Scholarship Fund at Bradley University 1501 Bradley Avenue Peoria, IL 61625.

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