James Michael ‘Mike’ Dwyer | Information, Sports activities, Jobs
Mr. James Michael “Mike” Dwyer, age 83, of Gloversville, handed away Friday, Might 29, 2020, at Nathan Littauer Hospital Nursing Residence, Gloversville.
Mike was born on March 9, 1937, in Saratoga Springs, NY, the son of the late James W. and Leona M. Dwyer. He graduated from Immaculate Coronary heart Academy in Watertown, NY and went on to earn a BS in arithmetic from LeMoyne Faculty in Syracuse, NY. Whereas in faculty, Mike served within the U.S. Navy Reserves. Upon commencement, Mike served within the U.S. Military as an anti-aircraft missile hearth management technician in Alaska. He achieved the rank of Specialist fifth class earlier than leaving the service and returning to New York.
In 1963, Mike started a 27-year profession with GTE (later ConTel and now Verizon). He served in numerous supervisory and administration roles in a number of districts earlier than assuming a place within the Johnstown workplace as a Methods Analyst – Community Circuits, the place he remained till his retirement in 1990.
Along with with the ability to inform you every part you needed to know concerning the phone trade, Mike loved crusing, carpentry, wooden working, gardening, and spectator sports activities, particularly watching the Syracuse College males’s basketball staff and the New York Yankees MLB staff. A lifelong resident of upstate New York, he was very educated concerning the Adirondacks, particularly the counties and lakes of the foothills. Mike might additionally repurpose absolutely anything to go well with his wants, recycling and upcycling earlier than it was widespread observe.
Mike is survived by two daughters, Kara Dwyer (William) Sidener and Meghan White Dwyer to whom he was very devoted; 4 sisters, Jean (Daniel) Mann, Cathy Cuzzupoli, Marianne Mack, and Patti (Mary Locke) Dwyer; two valuable grandsons, Jack Dawson Sidener and James Dwyer (“JD”) Sidener; and lots of nieces and nephews.
Along with his mother and father, he was predeceased by his beloved spouse of 38 years, Linda Tait Dwyer; and sister, Maureen Pooler.
As a result of gathering restrictions on the time of Mike’s demise, the visitation and repair have now been scheduled. The household will obtain kin and buddies from 4 to six p.m. Thursday, October 8, at Walrath & Stewart Funeral Residence, 51 Fremont St., Gloversville. A prayer service with army honors will happen 2:30 p.m. Friday at Gerald B. Solomon Saratoga Nationwide Cemetery, Schuylerville. Facial overlaying, social distancing and compliance of all different COVID-19 restrictions will probably be required.
Please go to the net memorial and signal the digital visitor registry to help the household at www.brbsfuneral.com.
Memorial contributions could also be made in lieu of flowers to The Lexington Basis, on-line at https://www.thearclexingtonfoundation.org/donate or by mail at 465 North Perry Avenue, Johnstown, NY 12095-1014.