JOBIT: Tierney, Justin Nestor [MC1952 RIP]

Justin Nestor TIERNEY

TIERNEY, Justin Nestor

Born August 14, 1924 in the Bronx, New York. Passed away peacefully in Sacramento on June 22, 2011. Served in the Philippines and China in the Navy during WW II. Graduated from Manhattan College and New York University with a jurist doctor degree.

Preceded in death by his loving wife of 54 years, Jean Daly Tierney, his parents Frank & Margaret Tierney, brother, Francis Tierney and sister, Joan Courtney. Survived by his sons, Justin, Jr. (Joan) of Sacramento and Douglas (Elizabeth) of Pennsylvania. Loving grandfather to: Spencer, Johnathan, Allison and Patrick. Also survived by his sister, Margaret (Peggy) Byme and brother, Kevin Tierney.

Through 45 years with Fireman’s Fund Insurance, Justin went from a mail clerk and marine underwriter in New York, to branch manager in Washington D.C to executive vice president in San Francisco. Justin then became an insurance executive in L.A. then the Bahamas (for British American Insurance) and in 1985 back to San Francisco to become president of Norcal Insurance. In later years, he created a risk management firm in Davis and then taught insurance at CSUS.

Justin will be remembered for his intellect, wit and passion for life. The family thanks the Waterleaf for their compassionate care. A Memorial Mass will be held on Wednesday, June 29 at 11:00 AM at Holy Spirit Church, 3159 Land Park Drive with a reception immediately following. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Christian Brothers High School, Sacramento.

Published in The Sacramento Bee on June 28, 2011


Tierney, Justin Nestor [MC???? RIP]



Dear John,

   I believe that Justin is a member of the Class of 1952.

   May He Rest In Peace.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Tierney, Justin Nestor [MC1952 RIP]

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