|Birth: ||Aug. 24, 1904|
|Death: ||Mar. 9, 2005|
Frances M. Rooney, 100, of Springfield, died at 8:45 a.m.on Wednesday, March 9, 2005 at St. Joseph's Home.
Frances was born August 24, 1904 in Ashland, the daughter of Timothy W. and Sarah E. Havey Doolin. She married Elmer D. Bristow in 1927; he preceded her in death. She married Thomas A. Rooney, Sr. in 1954; he also preceded her in death.
She was a former member of St. Frances Cabrini and St. Joseph Catholic Churches. She was employed for twenty years at Sangamo Electric and also had been employed by the Illinois Secretary of State's Office.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; three step-children: George and James Rooney and Betty Ann Feltz; five brothers: twin brother: Frank, Thomas H., Timothy S., Howard A., John W. and one sister: Regina.
She is survived by two sons: Donald (wife, Dodie) Bristow of Springfield, Gerald (wife, Masayo) Bristow of Honolulu, HA; two daughters: Betty Crouch of Springfield and Sallee White of Irwin, TX; two step-daughters: Mary Margaret (husband, Robert) Balculas of Lake View, AR and Sr. Marion Rooney, MSSC, of Chicago; two step sons: Thomas A. Rooney of St. Charles, MO and Peter Rooney of Chatham; twenty-one grandchildren; twenty-nine step grandchildren; three great grandchildren; two brothers: Raymond Doolin of Reno, NV and Vincent Doolin of Danville and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral Mass: St. James Catholic Church, Riverton with Rev. Msgr. John A. Renken celebrant. Burial: Calvary Cemetery.
Thomas A. Rooney (1899 - 1987)
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Record added: Nov 21, 2007
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