Antonina Dwyer



Antonina Dwyer (nee Genovese), 92, baptized into the hope of Christ’s resurrection, Jan. 10, 2023.

Beloved, loving wife of the late Alexander L. Dwyer; dear daughter of both the late Matteo and Maria (nee DiMaggio) Genovese; dear loving mother of Alexander J. (Christine) Dwyer, and Mary Louise Dwyer; dear grandmother of Alexander (MyLe) Dwyer, Jared Dwyer, Maria (Alex) Moraes; dear great-grandmother of Sophia B., Alexander T., and Alexander M.; Dear Sister of Louise (Gerald ) Mann; dear sister of all late: Concetta Nolte, Angelo, George, baby Domenica, Peter, Frank, Andrew, Michael Genovese, Domenica “ Mamie” Joyce; dear daughter-in-law; dear sister-in-law; dear aunt, great-aunt, great-great-aunt, cousin, and friend to many.

Mrs. Dwyer had dedicated her life to her husband, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She was a secretary at Central Missouri Septic Service and resided in rural Gerald. She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church (Port Hudson) in New Haven.

Visitation for 92-year-old Antonina Dwyer will be held Monday, Jan. 23, from 10–11 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church (Port Hudson).

Funeral mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 23, at Holy Family Catholic Church with Rev. James Foster officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Holy Family Catholic Church.

The Dwyer family is served by Oltmann Funeral Home in Union.