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Thomas Patrick Tierney, Sr.
  • In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to
  • Mystic Valley Basketball
    140 Malden Street
    Malden, MA 02148

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“Aunt Mary and family - I'm sorry to hear the passing of Uncle Tom, my thoughts and prayers are with you all. Tricia Tierney Pelon ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Tricia Tierney - Pelon - NY

“Tom you will be missed, sorry we can't get up to New England, we will hold you and your family in our prayers. Give Charlie a hug for us. RIP ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Sherry & Lou Martelli - Portland, TN

“Quite easily one of the nicest people I have ever known. Mr. Tierney was a great man with a great mind who was always willing to give advice to...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Tom Fothergill - Malden, MA

“Mr Tierney was simply the best coach I ever had. I was lucky to have him during my "Senior" BB days. He was a student of the game. Old School...He...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: David Cremone - Derry, NH

“Uncle Tommy will be missed!!!! We now have another Angel to watch over us...My mother will welcome him with open arms...God Bless our entire family. ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Harold Vaughan III - Somerville, MA

“NO Words Can Express My DEEPEST SADNESS For Your Loss. With One Exception, Tom (MrTierney) Was Humble, Funny and A Mentor and FRIEND To ME!!!May You...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Stephen Woodman - Somerville, MA

“Dear Tierney Family,So sorry for your loss. Dudley and I send you all prayer, hugs and love during this most difficult time. Please know that you...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Kathi Turner - N Las Vegas, NV

“Mary and Family I am so sorry for your loss. Tommy was one of the best and I am sure Kathy will be one of the first ones to greet him up in...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Harry Vaughan - Revere, MA

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TIERNEY, Thomas P., Sr.- Of Malden, formerly of Somerville, June 19th. Devoted husband of Mary Ann (Madden). Beloved father of Jean Tierney of New Hampshire, Thomas P. Tierney, Jr. of Colorado Springs, Colorado, John Tierney of Las Vegas, Nevada, Denise Lefebvre and her husband Michael of San Diego, California and Richard Tierney and his wife Christine of Malden. Brother of Barbara Glazebrook of Revere, Richard Tierney of Arlington and the late Mary Kisich and John Tierney. Cherished grandfather of Dennis Herra of New Hampshire, Wendy Tierney and Cindy Tierney both of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Richard J. Tierney, Jr. and Thomas Tierney both of Malden and the late Charles Herra. Also lovingly survived by 3 great grandchildren as well as many nieces and nephews. Family and friends are kindly invited to attend a Funeral from the Carroll Funeral Home, 721 Salem Street, (Maplewood Square) MALDEN on Thursday, June 23rd at 9 AM followed by a Funeral Mass celebrated in the Immaculate Conception Church, 600 Pleasant Street, Malden at 10 o'clock. Visiting Hours in the Carroll Funeral Home on Wednesday from 6-9 PM. Services will conclude with interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in his name may be made to Mystic Valley Basketball, 140 Malden Street, Malden, MA 02148.
Born in Boston and a resident of Somerville until moving to Malden 26 years ago, Thomas passed away unexpecteedly at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center late Sunday morning. For 50 years until his retirement in 2004, Thomas worked for U.S. Fastener Company in Boston. Active in Youth Programs, the Somerville Babe Ruth for over 25 years, Somerville Youth Hockey and Somerville Little League as well as the Mystic Valley Basketball.

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Holy Cross Cemetery

175 Broadway Malden, MA 02148