Clementine Tierney(1927 - 2013)

Tierney, Clementine Ann

Clementine Ann Tierney, 85, Wisconsin Rapids, died Friday, January 25, 2013 at Arborview Court.

A Rosary will be at 10:00 am, followed by a Funeral Mass at 11:00 am on Monday, January 28th at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church. Father James Altman will officiate. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.

Ann was born in Chicago, Illinois on March 20, 1927 to Peter and Mary (Stegman) Burghardt. She married James Louis Tierney on August 10, 1946 at St. Mary's Church in Appleton. They enjoyed 63 blessed years together until his passing on June 14, 2009.

Ann was employed by Wisconsin Telephone Company for all her career life until her retirement in November of 1966.

She was a loving mother and grandmother who loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She also enjoyed playing bingo, cards, shopping and savoring good chocolates.

Ann is survived by two daughters: Patricia Tierney-Hull, Appleton and Kathleen (Randy) Johnson, Nekoosa; two sons: Clifford Tierney (Tina Wittman), Appleton and Kelly Tierney, Nekoosa; 8 grandchildren: Andy (Joan) Hull, Mary Hull, James (Rachael) Tierney, Jennifer Gerrits, Samuel Paulus, Karen Johnson, Audrey Johnson, Ruth Johnson; 10 great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, Harley (Audrey) Tierney, Appleton; sister-in-laws: Carol Veile and Darlene Lucht, both of Appleton: and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, James (Jim) Tierney, four sisters and three brothers.

Herman-Taylor Funeral Home and Cremation Center is assisting the family with arrangements.

The family extends a special thank you to Ann's many care givers, especially the staff at Arborview Court, for all your exceptional care and support.


Published in Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune on Jan. 26, 2013