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James Tiernan

April 11, 1947 — August 13, 2018

Fayetteville, North Carolina

James Patrick Tiernan, 71, of Fayetteville, passed away, August 13, 2018 after a brief and difficult fight with lung cancer, surrounded by family when he left this earth.

Born in Westchester County, he was the son of the late James Francis and Helen Baio Tiernan. He was a decorated and proud Vietnam veteran, retired from the Fayetteville Police Department after 34 years of service. James was a beloved husband, father and grandfather.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Bass Tiernan; children, Angelica Morrison and husband Brian, James Tiernan, Andrew Tiernan and wife Alexandria, and four grandchildren.

Due to flower restrictions at the cemetery, the family has requested memorials may be made to Pinecrest Funeral & Cremation Services to help with funeral expenses.

He will be missed by all who loved and knew him. Condolences may be left at

  • Funeral Service

    August 16, 2018
    6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

    Pinecrest Funeral & Cremation Services

    4721 Dunrobin Drive
    Hope Mills, NC
    (910) 429-1011
  • Visitation

    August 16, 2018
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Pinecrest Funeral and Cremation Services

    4721 Dunrobin Road
    Hope Mills, NC
    (910) 429-1011
  • Interment

    August 17, 2018
    12:00 PM to 12:30 PM

    Sandhills State Veteran Cemetery

    8220 Bragg Blvd
    Fort Bragg, NC
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