Kathleen T. (“Kay”) Dwyer of Yonkers, New York, after a courageous battle with cancer, passed away on March 26, 2021, at New York-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital in Bronxville.
Born on May 17, 1942, in New York City, Kay is the beloved daughter of the late Richard and Margaret (nee Ferraro) Dwyer and beloved sister of the late Arthur Dwyer. She is survived by her nephews Craig Dwyer and Stephen Dwyer, a grand niece and two grand nephews.
Kay worked as a Legal Secretary in the Tax Department at the New York law firm of Dewey Ballantine for 24 years. Previously, she worked for the engineering firm, Kennecott Corporation, and also worked for a New York real estate development firm. Kay attended high school in Peekskill, New York. After completing her college studies as a night student in four years, Kay graduated magna cum laude with a B. S. degree in Business Administration from Manhattan College in 1979 and also held a paralegal certificate from Marymount College.
Kay enjoyed attending lectures at Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, the Westchester Italian Cultural Center in Tuckahoe and the Glucksman Ireland House at New York University. Her many interests included geneology, fashion, interior design, travel and reading. In recent years, Kay was a member of the Bronxville Fitness Club. Wherever Kay went, she forged a sense of community and was a loyal friend.
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Monday, April 19, 2021, at 10:45am at St. Joseph’s R.C. Church, 15 Cedar Street, Bronxville, NY 10708. Interment will follow at Oakland Cemetery in Yonkers.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Kay Dwyer’s memory may be made to Manhattan College (connect.manhattan.edu/giving) or to the American Cancer Society (cancer.org).