In Loving Memory of Kevin Thomas Rooney

October 11, 1966
Queens, NY
April 20, 2018
Fairfield, CT
Funeral Home

Spear-Miller Funeral Home

39 South Benson Road,
Fairfield CT US 06824


Spear-Miller Funeral Home, Monday 4-8 p.m.

39 South Benson Road,
CT 06824

April 23, 2018


St. Anthony of Padua Church

Mass of Christian Burial

149 South Pine Creek Road

Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 10:00 a.m.


Oak Lawn Cemetery

1530 Bronson Road,
CT 06824

April 24, 2018

Family Gathering


Hope Lodge

132 West 32nd Street,
New York,
NY 10001

Kevin Thomas Rooney

Kevin Thomas Rooney, age 51, of Fairfield, beloved husband of Mary Ann Rooney, passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by his loving family on Friday, April 20, 2018. Born in Queens, NY, Kevin had been a Fairfield resident for the last 20 years. He was a graduate of Archbishop Molloy High School in Queens and received his Bachelors degree from the State University of New York at Oswego. Kevin loved to be outdoors and spent his weekends planting, pruning, weeding and composting in his beautiful garden. He also enjoyed hiking, spending time at the beach, and tailgating at Penn State Football games. He was a devoted and loving husband, father, son and brother who delighted in time spent with his family and friends. Survivors in addition to his wife Mary Ann include two beloved children, Catherine E. Rooney and James V. Rooney of Fairfield; his mother, Anna Rooney of Queens, NY; two brothers, Joseph A. Rooney, Jr. and his wife Jean Marie of Fairfield and Sean H. Rooney and his wife Eidileen of Queens, NY; a sister, Eileen A. Butler and her husband John of Darien; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father, Joseph A. Rooney and a brother, Vincent Rooney. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 149 South Pine Creek Road, Fairfield. Interment will follow in Oak Lawn Cemetery. Friends may greet the family Monday from 4-8 p.m. in the Spear-Miller Funeral Home, 39 South Benson Road, Fairfield. If desired, memorial contributions may be made to the Hope Lodge, 132 West 32nd Street, New York, NY 10001. For information or to offer an online condolence please visit

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8 Guestbook Entries for Kevin Thomas Rooney

  1. Sorry to hear the sad news about Kevin. My condolences to his family. RIP
    Graham Chadwick

  2. Much love is sent to all the family. Kevin will forever be in our hearts with his sweet piercing smile that he carried since his youth. The world has lost a wonderful man!

  3. Our deepest sympathies. Kevin”s loving smile & spirit will never be forgotten!

  4. I am saddened to hear of Kevin’s passing. I got to know Kevin at Hope Lodge while I cared for my now deceased brother Stephen Moore. I always found Kevin to be a kind and caring man. He was a good friend to my brother and I can only hope they are now happy together in Heaven playing a game of trivia. My thoughts and prayers are with Kevin’s family and friends at this sad time.

  5. With the heaviest of hearts we offer our deepest sympathy.
    Hugs and love,
    the Fish Family, Joan, Jon and Bradley

  6. I am truly sorry to hear of the loss of Kevin. Our deepest condolences and prayers to the Rooney family. Rest in peace Kevin.

  7. My deepest condolences to Kevin’s family. I worked with Kevin in AiB New York and have great memories of this lovely man who always spoke so lovingly about his family. You were a gentleman Kevin. RIP. Claire

  8. Kevin, your friends from 4th Fllor Hart Hall at Oswego State will miss your infectious smile, your laugh and positive attitude during the time we knew you. Even though we all may not have kept in touch over the years we all have the same great memories of you. You’ll be missed my friend.