James Jay Cooney

Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 22 Jan 2006 (aged 49)
Falmouth, Cumberland County, Maine, USA
Burial Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, USA
Plot Sec-DD Lot-192 Grv-2 (2)
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FALMOUTH - James Jay Cooney, DMD, FAACP, 49, passed away unexpectedly at his Falmouth home on Jan. 22, 2006.

He was born in Boston, Mass.,on June 1, 1956 the son of James and Virginia (Nickerson) Cooney.

Jay graduated from Falmouth High School, Class of 1976. He then received his undergraduate degree from Hobart College in 1980. Jay attended Tufts Dental School and graduated in 1982. He completed his dental residency training in Danbury, Conn., in 1983. Jay recently completed his fellowship at the American Academy of Cranial Facial Pain. He opened his general dentistry practice in South Portland nearly 19 years ago.

Jay married Lisa Littlefield in 1987 and together they had four children. Jay was his family's rock. He was a devoted and loving husband and father.

Jay enjoyed woodworking and skiing and hiking in Rangely.

Jay was a member of the Falmouth Congregational Church and the past-president of the Casco Bay Rotary Club.

Jay was predeceased by his son, Matthew Rolfe Cooney in 1991 and father, James Joseph Cooney in 1996.

Jay is survived by his wife of 18 years, Lisa Cooney; children, Jason, Lynne and Jeffery Cooney; mother, Virginia Cooney; brothers, Dr. Robert Cooney and his wife Lorrie of Hummelstown, Pa., and John Cooney and his wife Lucile of Brunswick; sister, Janet Kole and her husband Dennis of New Milford, Conn.; parents-in-law, Elwood and Janice Littlefield; sisters-in-law, Kathy Reynolds and Sara Downey; brother-in-law, Daniel Littlefield; and, god-daughter, Charlotte Cooney; dear friend, Laurence Jadot-Herman of Wavre, Belgium; and a large extended family of nieces, nephews and close friends.

Visiting hours will be held from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 26 at Jones, Rich & Hutchins Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 27 at the Falmouth Congregational Church with the Rev. Dr. Dawn Berry officiating. Interment will be private.

Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Jan. 24, 2006

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