James J. McTernan Jr., 98, died Monday, Sept. 2, 2019, at FirstHealth Hospice House. He was a Pinehurst resident for 40 years.
James was born June 24, 1921, in New Haven, Conn., to James J. McTernan Sr. and Margaret Corves McTernan. After serving in World War II, 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, Calif., and his son, Kevin, of Littleton, Colo.; two daughters-in-law; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Memorial donations may be made to FirstHealth Hospice and Palliative Care, 150 Applecross Road, Pinehurst, NC 28374; or to the charity of the donor’s choice. Online condolences can be made at www.bolesfuneralhome.com.
Services are entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Pinehurst.