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James C. Tunney Sr.


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James C. Tunney Sr. Obituary
James C. Tunney Sr., 78, of Sewickley, passed peacefully Monday, April 9, 2018. He and his wife, Patricia, resided in Wake Forest, N.C. He was born June 16, 1939 to the late Joseph and Mary Brennan Tunney. He was a lifelong member of the VFW of Sewickley and served in the Marine Corps overseas. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, John Tunney, and sister, Roseanne Helterbran. Surviving are his wife, Patricia Lunn Tunney; two sons, Jeffrey (Teresa), of Raleigh, N.C., James Jr. (Maureen), of Raleigh, N.C.; five grandchildren, Morgan, Emelia and Joseph Tunney and Sean and Aidan Tunney; a sister, Mary Margaret (Frank) Nichols, of Manlius, N.Y.; brother, Joseph (Patty) Tunney, of Louisville, Ky.; and many nieces and nephews.
A Mass will be said at St. James Catholic Church in Sewickley followed by burial at Sylvania Hills Mausoleum in Rochester. The date is pending.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the William M. Dunlap Center for Caring at www.transitionslifecare.org.
Published in Sewickley Herald on Apr. 26, 2018
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