Elizabeth Cross Dwyer

November 24, 1917April 26, 2018

HARWICH- Elizabeth C. (Jordan) Dwyer, 100, died peacefully at home on Thursday, April 26, 2018. She was the beloved wife of the late John F. Dwyer.

Born in Berlin, NH on November 24, 1917, she was a daughter of the late Mitchell and Dane Jordan. Elizabeth was a graduate of the Long Island College of Nursing, and spent her career working as a Registered Nurse. She lived in New York until 1976 when she and her husband John moved to Harwich.

Elizabeth is survived and will be deeply missed by her two children, Jean Williams and her husband Richard of Centennial, CO, and Richard Dwyer and his wife Kathy of Pittsburgh, PA; six grandchildren, Christopher and Timothy Williams, Audrey Quest, Sarah Heidt, and Rae Ann and Lukas Dwyer; as well as a great-granddaughter, Lauren Quest.

In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by a son, William Dwyer.

At Elizabeth's request, all services have been omitted. Burial will be held privately. Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to VNA Hospice of Cape Cod, 434 Route 134 South Dennis, MA 02660, or to the Harwich Council on Aging, 100 Oak St, Harwich, MA 02645. Arrangements are under the direction of Doane Beal & Ames Funeral Home, West Harwich. To leave an online condolence, please visit


  • At Elizabeth's request, all services have been omitted.

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