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Catherine Dorothy Rooney
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Obituary for Catherine Dorothy Rooney

Dorothy Rooney was born September 3, 1923 in Chicago to Harry and Catherine (nee Tobias) Donnelly.  She died January 8, 2018 in Arlington Heights. 

Dorothy worked for Marshall Field and Company for nearly 30 years.  Her hobbies included playing golf and watching her beloved Blackhawks and Cubs.  Her true love was being surrounded by her family and watching her grandchildren grow. 

 Dorothy is survived by her children Richard (Janet) Rooney, Roberta (Tom Doughten) Rooney, John (Wendy) Rooney and Jim (Judy) Rooney; her grandchildren Kristin, Suzanne, John, James, Lauren, Michael and Rocco; her sister Patricia Donnelly and by many nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her husband John J. Rooney; her sisters Adelaide (late Frank) Kelly and Jean Hebert and by her parents. 

Visitation Thursday January 11, 2018 from 9:00 AM until time of Mass at 10:00 AM at St. Cecilia Catholic Church, 700 S. Meier Road, Mount Prospect.  Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery.  

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to American Heart Assn. / American Stroke Assn., Memorials & Tributes 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674. Funeral information and condolences or (847) 253-0168.

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9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
St. Cecilia Catholic Church

700 S. Meier Road
Mount Prospect, IL 60056

Funeral Mass




10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
St. Cecilia Catholic Church

700 S. Meier Road
Mount Prospect, IL 60056

Cemetery Details


Queen of Heaven Cemetery

1400 S. Wolf Road
Hillside, IL 60162

Memorial Contribution

American Heart Association

3816 Paysphere Circle
Chicago, IL 60674

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