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David M. Tiernan

August 20, 1943 ~ June 21, 2017 (age 73)

The Piano Brothers

David M. Tiernan, 73, of Imperial Avenue, Cranston, RI passed away on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA. Born in Providence, RI, he was the beloved husband of Sandra M. (Costa-Mello) Tiernan. They were married for fifty-two years. He was the son of the late Edward and Anna (Tucker) Tiernan.

David was a police officer for the US Federal Government for many years. He was a US Veteran of the Vietnam War.

Besides his wife he is survived by four children; David M. Tiernan, Christine M. Reardon, Sharon M. Tiernan and Edward M. Tiernan, a brother; Robert F. Tiernan, a sister; Maureen Sylvia, sixteen grandchildren and two great grandchildren. He was predeceased by a daughter; Lynne M. Peters, and three brothers; Edward Tiernan, James Tiernan, and Raymond Tiernan.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 9:00 am at St. John and Paul Church, 341 South Main Street, Coventry, RI. Burial with military honors will be held at the Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery, Exeter, RI.

For online condolences, please visit www.gortonmenardfuneralhome.com.


 Service Information

Mass of Christian Burial
Wednesday
June 28, 2017

9:00 AM
Ss. John and Paul Church
341 South Main Street
Coventry, RI 02816


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