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 Francis Barron “Tim” McElroy

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Francis Barron “Tim” McElroy

  • Birth 27 Aug 1930
  • Death 21 Sep 2010
  • Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Plot Section K, Lot 132-135
  • Memorial ID 70272395

The nickname "Tim" came from the Charles Dickens novel "A Christmas Carol".  Dad was very small at birth so his mother gave him the name "Tiny Tim".  But at 6' 2" tall, he lost the "Tiny" and was known as Tim throughout his life.

Obituary, Philadelphia Inquirer, November 7, 2010:

McELROY FRANCIS BARRON, 80. Born Aug. 27, 1930 in Philadelphia PA.  Died Sept. 21, 2010 in Atlanta GA.  Tim attended Episcopal Academy and The Hill School and graduated in 1954 from Penn Univ, a member of Zeta Psi Fraternity.  Served in the Air Force, achieved Captain in AF Reserves.  Tim loved horseback riding, technology, and word-play.  Laid to rest at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Philadelphia."


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  • Maintained by: Mac McElroy
  • Originally Created by: Russ
  • Added: 23 May 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 70272395
  • Mac McElroy
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Francis Barron “Tim” McElroy (27 Aug 1930–21 Sep 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 70272395, citing Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Mac McElroy (contributor 47516174) .