Dennis Thomas Dwyer(1944 - 2014)

Dennis Thomas Dwyer, 69

A Funeral Mass for Dennis Thomas Dwyer of Mountain Home, Arkansas, will be 10:00 am, Thursday, July 10, 2014, at St. Peter The Fisherman Catholic Church, with Father Norbert Rappold, as Celebrant. Visitation will be Wednesday, July 9, 2014, from 12:00 until 8:00 pm, at Kirby & Family Funeral Home Chapel with a vigil at 7:00 pm.

Dennis passed away on July 5, 2014, in Mountain Home, Arkansas at the age of 69. He was born November 22, 1944, in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Timothy and Dolores (Croake) Dwyer. He married Frances Toomey on March 9, 1963, in Chicago, Illinois. Dennis was a veteran of the United States Army. He was a Police Officer and a Robbery Detective with the Chicago Police Department. Dennis lived in Mountain Home Arkansas since moving from Chicago in 1997. He was a member of St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church. Dennis enjoyed swimming and computers.

Dennis is survived by his wife, Frances Dwyer of Mountain Home, AR; daughter, Erin (Scott) Beebe of Mokena, IL; two sons, Dennis (Katie) Dwyer, II of Chicago, IL, and Emmett Dwyer of Mountain Home, AR, and five grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Timothy E. Dwyer, and sister, Sheila Walsh.

Burial will be in the Kirby's Tucker Memorial Cemetery, Mountain Home, Arkansas. Military Honors will be provided by the Alley-White American Legion Post #52 Honor Guard.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital,, or the Twin Lakes Retired Police Scholarship Foundation, C/O Robert Buschbacher, 2933 Sycamore Springs Road, Mountain Home, AR 72653.

Arrangements are by Kirby and Family Funeral and Cremation Services. Visit an online obituary and guestbook at


Funeral Home

Kirby & Family Funeral & Cremation Services
600 Hospital Dr Mountain Home, AR 72653
(870) 425-6978

Published in Baxter Bulletin from July 8 to July 10, 2014