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Marguerite "Margie" Howard Rooney
Birth: Apr. 3, 1920
Albany
Albany County
New York, USA
Death: Apr. 27, 2004
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Marguerite Howard Rooney, wife of CBS News "Sixty Minutes" commentator Andy Rooney, died Tuesday of heart failure at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. She was 84.

Born in Albany, N.Y., she graduated from St. Agnes School in Albany in 1937 and from Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania in 1941. She moved to Rowayton, Conn., in 1951.

During World War II, she worked for the Army newspaper, The Stars and Stripes, in New York City.

For many years, she taught math at the Thomas School in Rowayton.

She was involved in charitable causes, preservation issues and politics and campaigned for the Equal Rights Amendment.

She was active in the restoration of the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion in Norwalk, Conn., and served as a past president of the organization.

She was a member of the board of the Edmund Niles Huyck Preserve in Rensselaerville, N.Y., where she spent her summers. She was also a member of the Cosmopolitan Club in New York.

She was an accomplished art historian, a lover of fine arts and antiques, and an active photographer and gardener.

Boston Herald (MA)- April 29, 2004. 
 
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  Andy Rooney (1919 - 2011)
 
Burial:
Rensselaerville Cemetery
Rensselaerville
Albany County
New York, USA
 
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Record added: Nov 05, 2011
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