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James Joseph McTernan, Jr.

June 24, 1921 September 2, 2019
James Joseph McTernan, Jr.
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Obituary for James Joseph McTernan, Jr.

James J. McTernan, Jr, age 98, died September 2, 2019 at First Health Hospice House. He was a Pinehurst resident for 40 years. James was born June 24, 1921 in New Haven, CT to James J. McTernan, Sr and Margaret Corves McTernan. After serving in WWII, he graduated from Yale University with a business degree and married the lovely Marjorie Kidney. His career in finance included positions at Studebaker/Packard, New York Central Railroad and Comsat Corporation (V.P. of Finance). After retirement, he and Marjorie spent many years playing golf at Pinehurst Country Club.

James was predeceased by his wife Marjorie and son Mark. He is survived by his daughter, Patricia Denn of Oakland, CA, and his son, Kevin of Littleton, CO. James has two daughters-in-law, six grandchildren, and two great grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to First Health Hospice & Palliative Care, 150 Applecross Rd, Pinehurst, NC 28374 or to the charity of the donor’s choice.

Services are entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Pinehurst.

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