William J. Tiernan

William J. Tiernan

AGE: 85 • Brick

William J. Tiernan of Brick, passed away after a short illness on Friday, July 18, 2014, at Ocean Medical Center, Brick. Born in Jersey City, he graduated from Rutgers Law School, married his high school sweetheart and practiced law for his entire career in New Jersey, and was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the U.S. Air Force. A die hard player, golf was a passion of his for many years. Bill was also an accomplished artist, having studied sculpture and painting.

He is survived by his sister, Ruth Duffy; sons, Shawn and Daniel Tiernan; daughter-in-law, Lorri Tiernan, and grandchildren, Corey and Kaitlyn Tiernan.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 29 and he will be interred at Brigadier General William C. Doyle Memorial Cemetery, 14 Chesterfield Arneytown Road, Wrightstown.


Published in Asbury Park Press on July 25, 2014