Mary Reta Rooney
The death occurred peacefully at the Maplewood Manor, Alberton, on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, of Mary Reta Rooney, beloved wife of the late E. Gerald Rooney, of Alberton, in her 99th year. (Former owners of the Rooney Funeral Home Ltd., Alberton). Born at Burton, Lot 7, PEI, on January 18, 1920, she was the daughter of the late Edward Simon and Mary Beatrice (nee Doyle) Griffin.
Beloved mother to Geraldine (Bev) Frizzle of Antigonish, NS, Doug of Scarborough, Ont., Pam (Allan) Leard of Cornwall, PEI, Olga (Jean Guy) Caron of Orleans, Ont., and Daryl of Alberton. She is survived by her 17 grandchildren as well as her 19 great-grandchildren. Dear sister to Olga Griffin of Summerside and sister-in-law to Catherine Griffin of Summerside.
She was predeceased by her husband Gerald, sons James Rooney and John Rooney, daughter AnAlayne Andrews, granddaughter Melissa Caron, infant Frizzle, and by daughter-in-law Joanne Rooney, siblings, Ada (late Steve) Doyle, Anna (late Wesley) Johnston, Doris (late Everett) McKenna, Bernadine (late Clem) O'Connor, and Doyle Griffin. She was also predeceased by brothers and sister-in-law, James Rooney, Ray Rooney and Mary (late Arthur) Sherry.
Resting at the Rooney Funeral Home & Chapel. Visiting hours Sunday 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Funeral Monday, November 19, 2018, from the Sacred Heart Church, Alberton, for funeral mass at 10:30 a.m., Rev. Andrew MacDonald, Celebrant. Interment in the church cemetery.
As an expression of sympathy memorials to the Sacred Heart Cemetery Fund or to a charity of your choice would be gratefully appreciated.