the grandson of “Yankee Pat” Tinneny
of Goladuff, County
Fermanagh, Ireland and the son of James Tinneny and Gertrude
Spence of Philadelphia. He married Elizabeth “Betty” Bailer.
They were married on September 27, 1969 at Saint Lawrence
Catholic Church in Upper Darby Pennsylvania. Sponsors for the
wedding were Donald’s friend John Budzik and Betty’s twin sister