Funeral Reception for Judge James Francis Tierney
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1. Evan, Lisa Baun's son, Jim's grandson
2. Lisa Baun, Gwen's daughter (married to Larry)
3. Kelly Thornton (Jim's great niece)
4. Jodie Carro (niece)
5. Kara Gerbino (great niece)
6. Chris McCarthy (nephew)
7. Kristen Grogan
8. Kerry Fortes (nephew)
9. Coleen Fortes (niece)
10. Colin Siemer (nephew)
11. Pat Tierney Wilson (Gwen's daughter)
12. Susan Frederick, Gwen's daughter (married to Matt)
13. PFC Ryan Fortes (great nephew)
14. Peggy Ann Bonnet (niece)
15. Jeanne McConnell,
Gwen's daughter (married to Edward)
16. Jim Tierney III, Gwen's son
17. Emily Arthur (Todd), daughter of Jeanne Tierney McConnell & Ed,
18. Bud Siemer, Doris Tierney Siemer's husband, Jim's brother-in-law
19. Gwen Tierney, Jim's wife
20. Nicole Harker (great niece)
21. Joyce Bourgeau (niece)
22. Lorraine Bagley, Jim's younger sister
23. Robert Bagley, Jim's brother-in-law
24. Doris Siemer, Jim's younger sister (the youngest was Joan, d. 1991)
25. Laurie Stanton (niece)
My thanks to Lisa Baun (#2 !!) for providing everyone's name. How many faces can y-o-u name?
Corrections to jerry-va at removethistext speakeasy dot net
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Jim Tierney courts Gwen -- Germany, ca 1949.
top/left:: Gwen's mother is on extreme left. Gwen's father was in
intelligence, so perhaps the man hiding his face behind the party
decorations is her always-professional father. (Lisa Baun,
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DOGS MATTER !!
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(left) Jim with the German shepherd he brought back from Germany.
Successors to this dog were Chockie and Rebel.
Jim and Gwen were married in Arlington (26 December, 1953)
shortly after their return from Germany and lived at this home
(above) in Falls Church in the mid-1950s. When the
Southridge Estates subdivision went up in McLean in 1959, they were
among the first to move in. (Thanks to Doris Siemer for the
Buffy was calm for a poodle (left), but Bichon Frisés Lexy (Alexis) and
Scottie (right) sometimes rev'd each other up, driving themselves (and
us) crazy. Keeps you young.
Gwen & Jim Tierney, Bethany Beach, 1994
was buried in Arlington National Cemetery with full military honors. I
have put my photos up to share with you (linked below), and I
For the old, historic photos, my thanks again to Lisa Baun
and Doris Siemer. Wonderful neighbors.
& Jerry Nelson
for this Website
(such as it is)
Rev 30Jul09 12Aug09 add historic family photos 22Jan2011 add names & 23May fix them, thanks Jeanne.