Paul E. Tierney 68 of Swanzey and formerly of Keene and other areas in Cheshire County died peacefully after a brief period of failing health, He passed on July 10, 2011 in the comfort of his home with family by his side.
He was born the son of Norma (Hickey) and Joseph P. Tierney on January 7, 1943 in Lancaster, NH.
Paul took his vows on May 23, 1981 to Susan E. Holm at the Grace Baptist Church in Worcester with family and friends in attendance.
Mr. Tierney worked in many facets of the auto industry as a businessman for most of his life. His time over the forty years brought him from being a mechanic, parts manager, sales rep and employment to a local auto salvage yard. He later retired from Teleflex Medical Company of Jaffrey after three years of loyal employment.
Paul was always a people person. He enjoyed being with just about anyone. He was a kind hearted soul and people would gravitate to him for this. He was giving of his time and abilities when people needed help. Mr. Tierney was a lover of well prepared food. He enjoyed all types of cuisine especially good sea food and Italian.
Mr. Tierney is survived by his wife Susan E. (Holm) Tierney of Swanzey,. His children; Steven Tierney of Texas, Brian Tierney of Mayfield, NH., Scott Tierney of Winchester, NH., Jodi Tierney of Texas, Peggy Lyons of Shrewsbury, MA. and Julia Arscott of Worcester, MA..He also leaves six grandchildren: Brian, Samantha and Hunter Tierney, Alexandra Tellier, Joseph Green and Allie Arscott. He is pre-deceased by his two children; Sandy Lorusso and Kathleen Lyons. He also pre-deceased by his only brother Kenneth Tierney.
A celebration of life service will be held on Thursday at 11am.in the funeral chapel. At Mr. Tierneys request there are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers donations should be made to the Keene Community Kitchen, 37 Mechanic St. Keene, NH. 03431. All services are under the direction of Cheshire Family Funeral Chapel, 44 Maple Ave. Keene, NH. 03431. www.cheshirefamilyfuneralhome.com