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.