Robert J. Tierney

Date of Passing:

April 26, 2015

Tierney, Robert, J., 87, of Bullocks Point Avenue, Riverside, died peacefully at home on April 26, 2015 surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Patricia (Dalgliesh) Tierney.

Born in Providence, a son of the late Robert and Lillian (Breen) Tierney-Savard, he lived in Riverside for 64 years.

Mr. Tierney was a maintenance mechanic for the former Rumford Chemicals, presently Essex Chemicals, for over 30 years before retiring in 1975.

Robert was a communicant of St. Brendan Church and was a member of the Teamsters Local #251. He enjoyed fishing, boating and was a man of many talents.

Besides his wife of 61 years, he is survived by a son, Robert J. Tierney Jr. of Rehoboth, MA; two grandchildren; many great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews in Texas. He was the brother of the late Anna Harkey.

His funeral service will be private. A private burial will be held in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours and flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in Robert’s memory to Home & Hospice Care of RI, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI, 02904 would be deeply appreciated.

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