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Erin Coleen Dwyer

March 5, 1980 ~ May 12, 2017 (age 37)
Erin Coleen Dwyer, 37, of Kenner, passed away unexpectedly on May 12, 2017. She was the beloved daughter of Caren (Holmes) Dwyer of Kenner and Edward K. Dwyer of Fairhope, AL (formerly of New Orleans). Erin also leaves behind a sister, Bonnie Dwyer of Somerville, MA (formerly of New Orleans), and two brothers: Edward Keith Dwyer and Ryan Patrick "Duffy" Dwyer, both of Kenner. She is also survived by her niece, Aisling Niamh Maher, and nephew, Cian Thomas Healy, both of Massachusetts. Erin attended DeLaSalle High School and graduated from Riverdale High School. She formed many lifelong and loyal friendships, in particular Dante Pierson, Sarah Brooks, Kathryn Zansler and Drew Woods. She is remembered with love by a large extended family including Julie Frentz of Metairie. Erin was employed by All America Personal Care as a provider of services for the developmentally disabled and was a cherished colleague and friend of many, especially Darlene Calderone of Kenner.  A gifted musician, Erin performed throughout the New Orleans area with a close community of friends who mourn her sudden passing.  She had a passion for civil rights and social justice, and was a vocal supporter of many causes seeking to empower the disenfranchised. She enjoyed travel, independent film, live music festivals, and was a devoted fan of the New Orleans Saints. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass on Friday, May 19, 2017 at 1:30 pm in the J. Garic Schoen Chapel of JACOB SCHOEN & SON, 3827 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA. Visitation will be from 11:30 am until the time of the Mass. Interment will be in St. Louis #3 Cemetery. The family would also like to let friends and family know that there will be a larger memorial service at a later date. Details to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations are welcome in Erin's name to the charity of your choice.

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St. Louis #3 Cemetery
3421 Esplanade Ave
New Orleans, LA 70119

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