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Joseph M. "Sonny" Tierney

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TIERNEY The Honorable Joseph M. “Sonny”, of Hyde Park and South Boston, December 13, 2009 died at home surrounded by his loving wife and family after a brief illness with cancer at the age of 68. Cherished husband of Pat (James) Tierney of Hyde Park. Son of the late Nan and William Tierney. Devoted father of Maura Tierney of New York and California, Deirdre and her husband John Pulgini and Joseph J. and his wife Andrea Tierney, all of Milton. Brother of Robert and William Tierney of South Boston. Loving Sasha to my friend Jack and Kate and Nick Pulgini of Milton. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Most Precious Blood Church, Hyde Park, Thursday at 10:00 A.M. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours Wednesday 3:00 P.M. -8:00 P.M. Former Boston City Councilor for 16 years and president for 5 terms. Mayoral candidate 1987. Practicing Attorney. Member of the Boston Bar Association. Board member First Priority Credit Union. Life time member Savin Hill Yacht Club. Graduate of Suffolk University Law School. In lieu of flowers donations in Sonny’s memory may be made to the Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston 50 Congress St., Suite 730, Boston, MA 02109. Interment in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Dorchester. Directions or guestbook, thomasfuneralhomes.com. Carroll-Thomas Funeral Home Hyde Park 617-361-3216

Published in Boston Herald from Dec. 15 to Dec. 16, 2009
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