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Florence R. Rooney, nee Kotal, age 88, of Riverside, formerly of Berwyn. Beloved wife of the late James L. Rooney and the late Milt Jacobson, loving stepmother of Matthew (Donna) Rooney and Michele Rooney, cherished step-grandmother of Kimberly Rooney, Matthew Rooney, Ross Porter and the late Alec Porter, fond aunt of Patricia (Michael) Camaioni and great-aunt of Lisa (Chris) Soda and Frank Furlan Conti, and dear sister of Richard (Helen) Kotal and the late Otto Kotal. Florence was a past President of the Cicero-Berwyn Emblem Club #169 (Elk Auxiliary) as well as a past President (honorary member) of the Paramount Tall Club of Chicago. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary VFW Berwyn Post 2378; Ladies Auxiliary Fraternal Order of Eagles Berwyn Aerie No. 2125 and Retired Eagles Claddagh Ring Club; American Legion Auxiliary Berwyn Post 0422 and the Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary. Florence volunteered at Hines VA Hospital (Elk Deputy Veterans Administration Voluntary Service Committee), Elk & Emblem Nursing Home Visits and Berwyn Cicero Council on Aging.
Funeral Services private.
Florence has been a life-long friend of mine through my parents. I met her when I was a little girl, and enjoyed visiting her in her home, and in more recent years, going out to eat at local restaurants together with our spouses and my daughters. I will always remember her for her kind and generous spirit, her honesty and her faith in the Lord Jesus.
Anita Haapapuro Jan 17 2022 3:53 PM
Florence will be missed was was member of Paramount Tall Club of Chicago since the 1950.
diane matthisen Dec 31 2021 11:21 PM
Florence Rooney was always generous with her time and concern about others. She offered a willing heart to help and to hear of the needs of those that came through her daily life. My life was enriched greatly by being able to refer to Flo as my friend, President Florence.
Kathryn Stanley Podwall Dec 29 2021 10:06 PM
Florence thank you so much for all the help in your leader ship you help me with you will be missed God bless you and thank you
Carlotta Kozak Dec 29 2021 6:30 PM
May the Lord bless you and keep you May He make His face shine upon you and be gracious to you; may He lift up His countenance upon you and give you peace. Numbers 6:24-26 I am saddened by your passing, you will be missed. Rest In Peace Love and Prayers, Michele
Michele Porter Dec 29 2021 1:25 PM