PEORIA – Rose S. Dwyer, 89, of Peoria, passed away at 3:06 a.m., Monday, December 3, 2012 at Beuhler Home.
Rose was born on December 12, 1922 in Belmont, MA to Charles and Marianne (Bommarito) Pomponio.
She is survived by her son, Ben Dwyer of Peoria.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Deirdre Dodd; three brothers; and three sisters.
Rose worked for 20 years as an accounting clerk for Interstate Brands, retiring in 1990.
She was a member of St. Philomena Catholic Church, and was a former greeter and Eucharist Minister at St. Mark Catholic Church. She was also a member of the St. Francis Auxiliary, Lakeview Museaum Fina Arts Society, and the Peoria Park District Exercise Class. Additionally, she volunteered at OSF St. Francis Medical Center and the Peoria Art Guild.
A graveside service will be held at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at Resurrection Cemetery. Father David Richardson will officiate.
Memorials may be made to Friends of the Children of Haiti.
Tributes and condolences may be submitted to www.wrightandsalmon.com.