Gordon Tierney, 64Gordon "Gordy" Tierney, age 64, of Shoreview, passed away peacefully in his home on March 7.
Gordon "Gordy" Tierney, age 64, of Shoreview, passed away peacefully in his home on March 7.
Born on Feb. 10, 1948, and raised in Hastings, Minn. Graduate of St. Mary's University, owner Dynamic Marketing.
Preceded in death by his parents, Dr. and Mrs. Gordon Tierney.
Survived by beloved wife of 40 years, Linda, and his sons, Mike (Nina) and Brian; sisters, Kathy (Dave) Ness and Mary (Chuck) Anderson; nieces and nephews, great-nieces and -nephews, and innumerable friends.
Gordy was a truly special man of deep faith and kindness who brightened the lives of everyone he encountered. His perseverance and good nature in the face of illness left a shining example for all.
Special thanks to his sister Mary, who gave Gordy the gift of life by donating a kidney on July 6, 1994, providing him his mission in life: advocating organ donation. On behalf of LifeSource, Gordy fulfilled this mission tirelessly by speaking at local schools, churches, and community gatherings. LifeSource honored Gordy in return by naming him their Volunteer of the Year in 2007.
Mass of Christian Burial 11 a.m. Saturday, March 10, at the Church of St. Odilia, 3495 N. Victoria, Shoreview. Private interment. Visitation 5-9 p.m. Friday at Mueller-Bies Funeral Home-Roseville, 2130 N. Dale St. at Co. Rd. B, and from 10-11 a.m. Saturday at the church. Memorials to LifeSource, 2550 University Ave. W., Suite 315 South, St. Paul, MN 55114 or donor's choice.
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