Dr. James P. McInerney was born in Saint John, NB on November 18, 1903. A graduate of Saint John High School, he first attended the University of Edinburgh, graduating from McGill University with the degree of MD, CM in 1929. He became a surgeon and family physician who was widely known and respected in the community with a career spanning over fifty years. Dr. and Mrs. McInerney were very active and interested in community life. Their home parish was St. John the Baptist.
In 2005, Anita McInerney established The Dr. J.P. and Anita McInerney Family Fund in Dr. McInerney’s memory and to recognize his accomplishments and many contributions to the Saint John community. The fund supports the causes held close by her family. Income from the fund will provide grants to health, education and social service charities.
Mrs. McInerney passed away in September 2011 in Sioux City, Iowa. She leaves behind her daughter Elizabeth, son in law Mark Johnston and three grand children, James, David and Emily.
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