Robert J. “Bob” Rooney

Robert J. “Bob” Rooney, age 84, resident of Western Springs, beloved husband of Muriel McAuliffe Rooney, and the late Joan, nee O’Brien; loving father of Rob (Linda), Tim (Kim), Elizabeth, Joe, John (Anna), Mary (Bob) Hogan, Sheila (Craig) Schneider, Michelle (Michael) Hamilton, Susan (Brian) Farrell, Patti (John) Powers and Peggy (Dan) Schuld; proud grandfather of 34 and great-grandfather of 3. Visitation Monday, 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Tuesday, 8:00 a.m. until 8:45 a.m. at Gibbons Funeral Home, 134 South York Road, (½ mile North of Saint Charles Road), Elmhurst. Mass of Christian Burial 9:45 a.m. at St. John of the Cross, 5005 S. Wolf, Western Springs. Interment Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery, Hillside. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Misericordia Heart of Mercy, 6300 N. Ridge Ave., Chicago, IL 60660 or St. Thomas Hospice, PO Box 130, Hinsdale, IL 60521. For funeral information please call 630-832-0018 or

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