Charles Richard Rooney, 90
Charles R. Rooney, 90, of West Orange passed away on Monday, January 2, 2023. Visitation will be held on Friday, January 6, 2023 from 3:00 to 6:00 PM at Dangler Funeral Home of West Orange, 340 Main Street West Orange, NJ 07052.
A Funeral Mass will be offered on Saturday, January 7, 2023 at 10:00 AM at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 1 Eagle Rock Ave. in West Orange. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Charlie’s name to: West Orange Elks, 424 Main St., West Orange NJ 07052.
Charlie was born at St. Mary’s Hospital in Orange and was a lifelong resident of West Orange. He was a Mail Carrier for the United States Postal Service working out of East Orange. Mr. Rooney proudly served in the United States Army National Guard. Charlie was a member of the West Orange Elks BPOE 1590, and was honored as Elk of the Year in 1979. He was an avid golfer, fisherman, and enjoyed a good game of shuffleboard.
Charlie was the beloved husband of 37 years of Regina Rooney (nee Pescatore). Devoted father of Mary Diane Considine and the late Barbara D’Elia. Cherished grandfather of John and his wife Krista, Louis and his wife Mercedes, and Melissa. Great grandfather of Louis III, and Hailey Rose. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.