W. Walter Rooney
It is with great sadness that the family of W. Walter Rooney announce his passing on September 8, 2017 at White Rapids Manor, Fredericton Junction, NB. Born in Mt. Denson, NS on October 20, 1927, he was the son of the late Athlon and Eva (MacDonald) Rooney. He was the husband of the late Mildred "Bertha" Rooney.
Walter was a retired military Sergeant. Once his military career was over, he continued to work on base as a civilian for a total of 37 years. Walter was an avid hunter and fisherman. He took pride in his property on Nevers Rd, in Lincoln, NB. His property was always neat as a pin.
Walter is survived by his children, Heather Amyotte (Ervine Porier) of Petawawa, ON, James Rooney (Darlene) of Saint John, NB, and Susan Bothman of Mississauga, ON; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; many many close friends and special friend, Lillian Hawkes.
In addition to his parents and spouse, he was predeceased by all his siblings, Sheldon Rooney, Dewitt Rooney, Myrtle Stewart and Minnie DeWolfe.
There will be no visitation by Walter's request. A memorial service will be held at the Oromocto Funeral Home, 108 Winnebago St., Oromocto, NB Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 2 PM with Rev. Dr. Perry Hanley officiating. Interment will be held in the Lower Lincoln Community Cemetery, Lincoln, NB.
For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.