March 27, 1996
DOROTHY L. COONEY
HAMPTON – Dorothy Lee Cooney, 92, a lifelong resident of Hampton/Phoebus, died Monday, March 25, 1996. She was a member of St. Mary Star of the Sea Catholic CHurch, Fort Monroe, and later St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hampton.
She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Ora Cooney; her brother, Jean Cooney; and her sister, Catherine Rew. She is survived by a sister-in-law, Mrs. Richanda Cooney, and two sisters, Mrs. Frances Wagner and Mrs. Helen Ruth, all of Hampton; three nieces, seven nephews and several great-nieces and great-nephews.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 1 p.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church by the Rev. Joseph J. Majewski, CSsR. Interment will follow in Oakland Cemetery.
The family has requested expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to your favorite charity or St. Francis Nursing Home, 4 Ridgewood Parkway, Newport News 23602.
Arrangements by R. Hayden Smith Funeral Home in Hampton.