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Robert J. Rooney
NORTH PROVIDENCE- Robert J. Rooney of North Providence died on February 28, 2014.
Mr. Rooney was born in Providence, the son of Veronica Albury of Leehigh Acres, Florida and the late Francis N. Rooney. He was the stepson of Robert R. Albury.
He was previously employed by Cumberland Farms.
Besides his mother Mr. Rooney is survived by his son Robert J. Rooney Jr. and his grandchildren, Robert J. Rooney III and Brandon Rooney. He leaves his sisters, Patricia Knuckles of Cranston, Kathleen Rooney of Leehigh Acres, Florida, Paula D. Ribeiro of California, Frances E. Cinq-mars of Loris, South Carolina and his brother Gregory M. Rooney of Brooklyn, New York. Mr. Rooney is also survived by his step sisters Patricia Albury and Melody Kelly. He was the brother of the late Stephen F. Rooney, James N. Rooney and Daniel J. Rooney.
There will be a Memorial Mass for Mr. Rooney on Tuesday, March 11 at 10:00 am in the Holy Family Parish Church, 195 Walcott Street, Pawtucket. Calling hours are respectfully omitted. For online condolences please visit