Marcia L. Dwyer – Eagle News Online

Marcia Lee (Brennan) Dwyer passed away on October 18, 2022, surrounded by her family. Marcia was born in Syracuse on May 24, 1937 to Floyd and Elizabeth (Finkelstein) Brennan. She grew up in Syracuse with her siblings Floyd “Skip” and Ronald Brennan and graduated from Central High School in 1954. Marcia was employed by the Post standard and General Electric in its youth. After filling a prescription at Branch’s Pharmacy in the York Hotel, she met her future husband, Leonard. They married in 1965 and founded the Dwyer Pharmacy in Cazenovia. In March 1970 the pharmacy was destroyed by fire and they bought the Aikman building across the street and rebuilt their business. Marcia was an active partner in the business and started a family with their children Alison and Andy. She enjoyed her time in the Cazenovia Bowling League, volunteering for Caz-Cares, and was an active member of the Red Hat Society. Marcia was an avid book reader and ornithologist.

She is survived by her brother, Ronald of California; his daughter Alison (Alec) Hoke; his son Andrew (Crystal) and his eight grandchildren; Caleb, Nolan, Jack, Kassandra, Brennan, Daniel, Keenan and Meghan, as well as several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Leonard and her brother Floyd “Skip” Brennan.

Calling hours will be 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, October 23, 2022, at Michael E. Brown Funeral Services, Cazenovia. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, October 24, 2022 at the funeral home, 2333 Fenner Road in Cazenovia, with interment to follow at St. James Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Caz-Cares, 101 Nelson St., Cazenovia, NY 13035. Condolences for Marcia’s family may be placed at

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