Raymond Cooney, age 77, of Gloucester City passed away on July 22. Raymond was born in Philadelphia and was a resident of Gloucester City for over 44 years. He proudly served our country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. After his retirement from PLYGEM, Raymond worked many years for the Gloucester City Board of Education and the Gloucester City Highway Department Streets Division. Ray enjoyed the time he spent coaching football with Billy Flynn and baseball with Mr. Casey.
Loving and devoted husband of 54 years to Theresa Mary Cooney (nee Coons). Beloved father of Terry and husband Ed Severance and the late Raymond Cooney who died in 1997 (Surviving wife Eileen). Loving grandfather of Tracy, Raymond, Danielle, and Dean and great-grandfather of Jimmy and Angela Rae. Dear brother of Mary (Pat) Jablonowski, Alma (Peter) Mecchella and Eileen (Ron) Zacconi. Predeceased by his brothers Elmer and Alfred. Raymond is also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend his viewing on Friday morning from 9 to 11 am at McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME: 851 Monmouth Street, (at Brown Street) Gloucester City. Episcopal Service 11 am in the funeral home.
Interment with Military Honors in Eglington Cemetery, Clarksboro. There will be no evening viewing. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations in Raymond's memory to Samaritan Hospice: 5 Eves Dr., Suite 300, Marlton NJ, 08053.
Please write Raymond Cooney in the memo of the check. Expressions of sympathy can be e-mailed to the family through our funeral home website www.mccannhealey.com under online obituaries of Raymond Cooney.