"Dolly", formerly Tierney, née Dooley, passed away peacefully on April 22nd, 2019.
She was born in New York City and lived most of her life in West New York. She was a devout Catholic and a parishioner at Saint Joseph’s of the Palisades for most of her life.
Mrs. Langan was retired from the Town of West New York where she worked as a clerk in the Community Relations Department. She also worked as a former top run model from the late 1930s to the early 1940s for the designer Harvey Behrens and was a former Miss Embassy, Miss Hudson County, and a runner-up for Miss New York City. During her retirement, she was an active member of the WNY Senior Citizens Organization and an avid reader throughout her entire life.
Mrs. Langan was a devoted mother to her six children. She was predeceased by her first husband, Robert Tierney, second husband, the late Commissioner James F. Langan, and three children; Stacie Bochman, Melanie Herenda and Daniel Tierney. She is survived by three children, Kerri Tierney Campen, Ellen Tierney Forte, and Robert Tierney, and four step-children. Also surviving are her twelve grandchildren and nine great grandchildren, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She loved her family and will be missed by all.
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