Florence R. Rooney

Florence R. Rooney (nee Kotal), 88, of Riverside and formerly of Berwyn, died Dec, 24, 2021 in Berwyn.

Ms. Rooney was born April 10, 1933 in Chicago. She was a past president of the Cicero-Berwyn Emblem Club #169 (Elk Auxiliary) as well as a past president (honorary member) of the Paramount Tall Club of Chicago. 

She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary VFW Berwyn Post 2378, Ladies Auxiliary Fraternal Order of Eagles Berwyn Aerie No. 2125 and Retired Eagles Claddagh Ring Club, American Legion Auxiliary Berwyn Post 0422 and the Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary. 

Ms. Rooney volunteered at Hines V.A. Hospital (Elk Deputy Veterans Administration Voluntary Service Committee), Elk & Emblem Nursing Home Visits and at the Berwyn-Cicero Council on Aging.   

She was the wife of the late James L. Rooney and the late Milt Jacobson; the stepmother of Michael (Donna) Rooney and Michele Rooney; the step-grandmother of Kimberly Rooney, Matthew Rooney, Ross Porter and the late Alec Porter; the aunt of Patricia (Michael) Camaioni; great-aunt of Lisa (Chris) Soda and Frank Furlan Conti; and sister of Richard (Helen) Kotal and the late Otto Kotal. 

Funeral services were private.

Kuratko-Nosek Funeral Home, North Riverside, handled arrangements.