Mary Margaret Tierney

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 10 May 2020 at 8:58 am

Mary Margaret Tierney, 92, entered into rest on Fri., May 8, 2020 at The Villages of Orleans Health & Rehabilitation Center in Albion. She was born July 28, 1927 in Kingston, N.Y., a daughter of the late William H. and Kathryn (Hartnett) Tierney.

A graduate of Kingston High School in the class of 1944, she went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in education from the College of Saint Rose in Albany. Miss Tierney worked as a third grade teacher in the Kingston City School District in Lake Katrine, N.Y. for many years.

She is survived by 10 nieces and nephews, William F. Tierney Jr. of Medina, James Tierney of Winter Springs, Fla., Timothy (LuAnn) Tierney of Albion, Mary Ann (John) Jablonski of Medina, Michael (Debra) Tierney of Oldsmar, Fla., Sheila Tierney (Bill Gardner) of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., Kathleen O’Neill of Jupiter, Fla., John (Kate) Tierney of Jupiter, Maureen Burts of Jupiter, and Amy (Gordon) Luthart of Medina; many great-grandnieces and nephews, Brooke (Jeremy) Beatty and JT Jablonski, Matthew, Daniel (Jenna) Tierney and Emily (Alex) Dumont, Mikayla Tierney, Drew and Dane Taylor, Zachary and Alexander O’Neill, Kara and Thomas Burts, Taylor, Caroline and Hannah Tierney, Brendan and Trevor Luthart.

She was predeceased by her sister, Ann Tierney, in 1981; brother, William F. in 2011 (Joan 1990) Tierney; and nephew, Thomas Tierney, in 1970.

Her graveside committal service will be held at a later date. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Medina.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to PAWS Animal Shelter, 3371 Gaines Basin Road, Albion NY 14411.

Arrangements are in the care of Cooper Funeral Home, 215 W. Center St., Medina. Share condolences at