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Lenore M. Tierney, age 86, of Brewster, NY, died on Thursday, June 26, 2014 in Mohegan Lake, NY.
Mrs. Tierney was born in the Bronx on November 3, 1927 to
Hugh and Marie (Mahoney) McKiernan. She graduated from Aquinas High School in the Bronx.
Mrs. Tierney married Francis J. Tierney on July 2, 1949 at St. Bernard’s Church in Saranac Lake, NY. Mr. Tierney died on November 16, 2001.
The Tierney’s made their home in the Bronx before moving to Yonkers, NY in 1953. Another move to Brewster in 1958 proved to be their last as they settled in to raise their family of six girls, planting strong roots as parishioners of St. Lawrence O’Toole Church. Mrs. Tierney’s greatest joy was her family.
Mrs. Tierney was an executive secretary for Air and Marine Travel in Brewster for 30 years, retiring in 1996.
Mrs. Tierney is survived by 4 daughters, Lenore T. Cunningham of Danbury, CT, Maura Tierney of Granby, CT, Patricia T. Kenel and her husband Keith of Cedar Rapids, IA and Kerry Tripoli and her husband Kenneth of Schenectady, NY, a sister Nancy Pietrosante of Old Saybrook, CT. Also 13 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was pre-deceased by two daughters, Alice Tierney Lezon in 1998 and Kathleen Tierney in 2000, three brothers, Hugh, Gerald and Kevin McKiernan, two sons-in-law, Stephen Lezon in 2006 and Thomas Cunningham in 2013, a grandson, Kevin Lezon in 1990 and a granddaughter, Tara L. Cunningham in 2012.
A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Tuesday, July 1, 2014 10am at St. Lawrence O’Toole Church, Brewster, NY . Interment following in St. Lawrence O’Toole Cemetery, Brewster. Friends may call at the Beecher Funeral Home, 1 Putnam Avenue, Brewster, NY on Monday from 4 to 8pm.