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Joseph C. Dwyer
October 04, 1929 - April 14, 2018

Age 88, of Farmington Hills, passed away Saturday, April 14, 2018.

Joe was born October 4, 1929, in Medford, Massachusetts; the son of Francis and Creta Dwyer. Surviving Joe is his beloved wife of 66 years, Rosemary; cherished children, Patrick Dwyer, Jim Dwyer, Mike Dwyer, Kathy (Jonathan) Ball and Frank Dwyer; sisters, Mary Claire (Bill Sr.) Anhut and Carol Ward; twelve grandchildren and seven great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Sadly, Joe is preceded in death by his daughter-in-law, Christine Dwyer; and sister, June Ray.

Joe was a pioneer import car dealer in Metro Detroit. He established his business, Joe Dwyer Imports, Inc., in 1959. His sons became partners in the business, which was renamed Dwyer and Sons Imported Cars, until 2015. Joe will be remembered as a successful businessman, beloved husband, father, grandfather, friend and mentor to many.

Joe's family will receive guests at the funeral home on Tuesday, April 17, 2-9 pm (prayers and remembrances at 7 pm). A funeral Mass is scheduled for Wednesday, April 18, at 10:00am (in state 9:30 am) at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, 23615 Power Rd., Farmington. Interment Holy Sepulchre.

In lieu of flowers, contributions suggested to the Capuchin Soup Kitchen or Brother Rice High School. Please continue to keep the Dwyer family in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

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