Peter F. Dwyer, age 68, a former mayor and longtime resident of Needles, Calif., passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2013 in Ellenton, Fla. He born in Boston, Mass. on October 18, 1944.
He lived in Needles from 1978 until 2009, when he moved after the death of his wife, Sue O'Dell Dwyer. They were the parents of one son, Martin F. Dwyer.
Peter was employed as a nurse anesthetist and worked at Needles Desert Communities Hospital for many years. He served on several city committees and was elected to the Needles City Council and later served as mayor for four terms. He also attended St. Ann Catholic Church and enjoyed singing in the choir there.
Funeral services will be held today, Friday, May 17, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church, 2020 J Street, Needles, Calif.
Published in Mohave Daily News Online from May 17 to May 24, 2013