- Francis Xavier Tierney, of 98 Medford Farms, died Feb.
27, 1995, at the Catholic Medical Center of
Born in New York City, he was the son of Catherine and
Francis Tierney. He has been a resident of Goffstown for
the last eight years, previously residing in Ridgefield,
He was a veteran of World War II, serving as a sergeant
in the 9th Infantry Division. During his participation
in the European, African and Middle Eastern campaigns,
he received eight Combat Stars and a bronze Star and a
He was employed as an accountant by the Bunker-Ramo
Company of Trumbull, Conn., for 45 years,
Mr. Tierney was a member of St. Elizabeth Seton Church
of Ridgefield. He was also active in Little League
baseball, Boy scouts and the Ridgefield Men's club.
Family members include his wife Evelyn Tierney of
Goffstown; three sons, Brian Tierney of Goffstown, Glenn
Tierney of Marblehead, Mass., and Kevin Tierney of
Portsmouth; a daughter, Lynn Tierney of Manchester;
three grandchildren; two sisters, Elizabeth Tierney of
Estoria, N.Y., Nancy Masterson of Yonkers, N.Y.; two
brothers, Robert Tierney of Woodhaven, N.Y. and William
Tierney of New York city.
Calling hours will be Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7
to 9 p.m. at the French & Rising Funeral Home, 17 south
Mast St., Goffstown. A Mass of Christian burial will be
celebrated Thursday at 10 a.m. at St. Patrick Church of
Manchester.Burial will be in the Mount Calvary Cemetery
Memorial donations may be made to the Goffstown
Emergency Medical Services Association, 18 Church St.,
Goffstown 03045, or the Court Appointed Special
Advocates, 44 Walnut St., Manchester 03105.
Francis was the son of Francis and Catherine Reilly
Tinneny of Belturbet, County Cavan, Ireland, the
grandson of Thomas and Bridget Gilmartin Tinneny of
Belturbet and the great-grandson of Francis and Anne
Elliott Tinneny of Belturbet.
The obituary was provided by Evelyn Tierney without the
name of the publication in which it was published or the
date of publication. The photo was provided by Eileen
The surnames of Francis and Catherine were changed from
Tinneny to Tierney sometime after arriving in America.
They and their children and their descendents were