In loving memory of John Dwyer, a much loved husband, father, 'Pops' and brother, who was born in Chadderton, Greater Manchester, on February 14th, 1928. Brother to Celia, Marcella, Veronica and Winifred. Brother-in-law to Gerald Cunningham, Tom Marshall and Peter Dunachie, and to Sean, Brod, Brede and Emma Foy.
John was the beloved husband of Maureen (Mary Patricia) and loving father of Dermot, Vincent, Paul, Louise and Damien. He was Grandfather to Dominic, Sarah, Joe and Sean Dwyer and Eleanor Warin.
John joined the Royal Navy with his best friend Gerald. After the war he worked for ICI and Hardman and Holden, He lectured in Chemistry at UMIST for over 30 years and then founded the Centre for Microporous (now Nanoporous) Materials (http://www.cnm.manchester.ac.uk/)
In later life he was active in establishing the National Federation of Prostate Support Groups (now http://www.tackleprostate.org/).
In his final year he was well looked after by the staff of Haddon Hall Care Home, Buxton, to whom he was 'Gentle John'.
John will be greatly missed by family and friends.
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