Catherine "Kitty" Dwyer


Catherine “Kitty” T. (Clarkin) Dwyer, 86, a longtime resident of Fair Lawn, NJ passed away on Friday, January 24, 2014.  Born and raised in New York City, she was a girl scout.  A proud Marine Corps veteran, she was a member of V.F.W. Post 281 of Fair Lawn.  A faithful parishioner of St. Anne R.C. Church in Fair Lawn, she was a member of the Rosary Society and Widows Group.  Kitty was also a member of the Garden State Grandmas

Prior to retiring, she was a telephone operator with AT&T and the Borough of Fair Lawn for many years.

Beloved wife of the late Thomas Dwyer.  Loving and devoted mother of Thomas M.E. Dwyer and Katie Dwyer Dunnigan and husband Colin Dunnigan.  Cherished grandmother of Kelly and Danny Dunnigan.  Dear sister of Hugh, Helen and James Clarkin, Mary Hanley, Jane McFadden and Irene Dowd.

A funeral mass is planned for Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 10:30 AM at St. Anne R.C. Church, 15-05 St. Anne Street, Fair Lawn, NJ.   Interment will follow at George Washington Memorial Park in Paramus.  The family will receive relatives and friends Monday 2-4 & 7-9 PM at Vander Plaat-Caggiano Funeral Home, 13-31 Saddle River Road, Fair Lawn, NJ, 201-797-3500.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Catherine may be made to Compassionate Care Hospice, 66 Mt. Prospect Avenue, Clifton, NJ 07013 would be appreciated. 

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So sorry for your loss Tom.
John Lyle
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