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Former Daviess Judge Judith Hayes Dwyer dies

IL Staff
July 1, 2014
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The fourth woman to be appointed a state court judge in Indiana, Judith Hayes Dwyer died Saturday at her home in Washington, Ind. She was 75.

Dwyer was appointed judge of Daviess Circuit Court and served from 1976 to 1987, after which she served as a Daviess Superior judge until 2002. She previously served as a deputy prosecuting attorney after graduating from the Indiana University School of Law in Bloomington in 1963.

She is survived by five children, nine grandchildren and a brother.

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. July 3 at Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church in Washington. Visitation will be from 8:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Thursday, prior to the funeral. The family requests that remembrances be made to the Jack E. Hayes Catholic Education Endowment Fund of the Daviess County Community Foundation, 320 E. Main St., Washington, or The Daviess County Museum, 212 E. Main, Washington.

Her obituary can be read in the Washington Times-Herald.

 

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