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April 15, 2013

Theresa Elizabeth Rooney

Theresa Elizabeth Rooney

TREADWELL — Theresa Elizabeth Rooney, 84, of Clifton Park, died Friday, April 12, 2013, at her daughter’s home.

She was born in Au Sable Forks on Oct. 30, 1928, and was the daughter of the late James F. and Laura M. Aubin Yando.

She was a 1947 graduate of Au Sable Forks Central High School. Theresa was employed as a typist for Ter Bush & Powell Insurance Co. in Schenectady.

She enjoyed reading and needlework and watching the NY Giants games, but mostly spending time with her family and friends and staying at Styles Brooks Farm in Jay.

She was a communicant of St. Edward the Confessor Church in Clifton Park, she was a charter member of the Catholic Daughters of America, Court of the Holy Name of Jesus and former communicant of Holy Name Church in Au Sable Forks.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, James S. Rooney, who died in 2008.

She was a devoted mother of Stephen J. (Charlotte) Rooney of East Berne, Michael W. Rooney of Cartersville, Ga., and Kathleen M. (Eric) Neuer of Treadwell; mother-in-law of Margaret Rooney of Schenectady; brother of Vernon J. Yando of Au Sable Forks; cherished grandmother of Hilary and Molly Rooney, Jessica (Anthony) Farone, Katherine and Megan Rooney, Amy (David) Burke and Elizabeth Thompson; great-grandmother of Scott, Gregory, Isaac, Jasmynne, Jacob and Kiley; also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at St. Edward the Confessor Church, 569 Clifton Park, Center Road, where the Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated.

Calling hours will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at the Gordon C. Emerick Funeral Home, 1550 Route 9 in Clifton Park.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Clifton Park/Halfmoon Emergency Corps, P.O. Box 1469, Clifton Park, NY 12065 or to the charity of one’s choice.

Interment will be in Holy Name Cemetery, Au Sable Forks.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted by the family to the Gordon C. Emerick Funeral Home, 1550 Route 9, Clifton Park, NY 12065; (518) 371-5454.

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