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Craig M. Tinneny

Craig M. Tinneny of Collegville, Pennsylvania is a 9-1-1 Telecommunicator with the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety in Pennsylvania. He was presented a Letter of Commendation from the Upper Providence Township Police Department April16, 2021. 

In the early morning hours of March 19th, Craig assisted over the radio with the delivery of a baby in a vehicle at Route 422 and Collegeville Road in Upper Providence Township.


The Commendation reads, in part, "Your professional conduct and calm approach to a serious medical emergency assured the successful outcome of an incredibly important event to this couple and their newborn baby. It is with great appreciation that I provide you with this letter of commendation, acknowledging the qualities stated, and the exemplary guidance provided by you to the father of the baby and the officer on the scene during the successful delivery of life in the most exigent of circumstances.”

Photos courtesy of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety.

Craig is the son of Paul and Eileen Lignelli Tinneny of Philadelphia; grandson of John and Helen Tinneny of Philadelphia; great-grandson of James and Gertrude Tinneny of Philadelphia and great-great-grandson of Patrick “Yankee Pat” Tinneny of Goladuff, Newtownbutler, Co. Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, Greenock, Scotland and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and his wife Margaret Malloy.


Updated September 13, 2021
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