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Martin Joseph McInerney

August 18, 1951 September 6, 2019
Martin Joseph McInerney
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Martin Joseph McInerney, 68, passed away peacefully on September 6, 2019 at the Brookshire Community in Hillsborough, NC. His final days were spent surrounded by family and friends.

Martin was born August 18, 1951 in Washington D.C. He is the son of the late Evelyn Freeze McInerney and Maurice Francis McInerney. He attended Georgetown Preparatory School and continued his education at Boston College in Boston, MA, graduating Cum Laude in 1973 with a degree in Philosophy and Economics.

He worked for many years as a General Contractor for McInerney Construction with his brother John in Chapel Hill, NC. Martin enjoyed architecture and carpentry, always working with his hands. His interests included botany, fishing, jazz and art. Martin was also an avid fan of the Washington Nationals Baseball Team, Washington Redskins and the Durham Bulls. He lived in NC for more than 40 years and loved visiting the mountains and coast, especially Sunset Beach.

He is survived by his loving wife, Teresa Jordan McInerney; sons, Jordan Michael McInerney and Patrick James McInerney of Asheville, NC; grandchildren, Jack Robert McInerney and Maeve Sterling McInerney of Asheville, NC; siblings, Maurice F. McInerney, Jr. of Bethesda, MD, Carolyn A. McInerney of Falls Church, VA, John J. McInerney of Raleigh, NC, Katherine A. Morris of New York, NY and their spouses, children and grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at Clements Funeral Home in Durham, NC on Saturday September 28, 2019 at 3:00 pm. Online condolences may be sent to

Should friends desire, contributions may be sent to the North Carolina Botanical Gardens in Chapel Hill at: NC Botanical Gardens, Campus Box 3375, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3375,

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3:00 PM 9/28/2019 3:00:00 PM
Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham

1105 Broad Street
Durham, NC 27705

Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham
1105 Broad Street Durham 27705 NC
United States

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