Lifelong Howell Resident John Rooney Jr. Dies at 85

Rooney was a veteran who worked as an assembler at Foster Canning Company in Farmingdale for 40 years.

Obituary provided by Clayton & McGirr Funeral Home

John Rooney Jr., 85, of Red Bank passed away on Sunday, February 2, 2014 at Community Medical Center, Toms River. John was born in Perrineville and was a lifelong resident of Howell Township. He was an assembler at Foster Canning Company, Farmingdale for 40 years. John was a US Army Veteran serving during the Korean War and was a member of the Am Vets.

He was predeceased by his wife, Pauline Rooney in 1975. John is survived by a daughter, Robin R. Anspach of Sugarland, Texas; three granddaughters, Amanda Anspach, Ashley Anspach and Aimee Anspach; one grandson, Emanuel Elias; and one brother, Patrick Rooney of Farmingdale; and a sister, Emma Maghan.

Visitation will be held at Clayton & McGirr Funeral Home, 100 Elton-Adelphia Road (Route 524), Freehold Township on Thursday, February 6, 2014 from 4:00 to 8:00 PM. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his 11:00 AM funeral service on Friday, February 7, 2014 at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Old Tennent Cemetery, Tennent. For information, directions or condolence messages to the family, visit www.claytonfuneralhome.com


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