Kathleen Ann “Katie” Rooney, 37, of Folsom, PA and formerly of
Warren, PA died in Colwyn, PA on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 after
a long battle with the disease of addiction. She was born March
26, 1977 in Worcester, MA. Katie was a resident of Folsom, PA.
for the past 15 years and was a 1995 graduate of Warren Area
High School and a 1997 graduate of Wilma Boyd School of
Pittsburgh, PA. She had been employed as a flight attendant with
U.S. Airways. Katie was a former member of St. Joseph R.C.
Church. While in high school she was active in softball,
basketball and loved cheerleading. She enjoyed music, dancing
and fashion. She will be remembered for her spunk, contagious
giggle, huge heart and beautiful blue eyes.
She is survived by her mother, Mary Ann O’Neill Zdarko and her
husband, Dan of Warren, PA., her father, Richard Rooney and his
wife, Patti of Hudson, MA., 1 Sister – Christine Rooney of
Pittsburgh, PA., Half-Brother – Justin Rooney of Auburn, MA.,
Half-Sister – Liz Rooney of Worcester, MA., Step Brothers – Rich
Zdarko of Warren, PA., Tobin Zdarko of Broomfield, CO., several
nieces, nephews, cousin, aunts and uncles.
She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents –
Howard and Mary Margaret McGraw O’Neill.
Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304
East Street, Warren, PA., Sunday, March 29, 2015 from 2 to 4 and
6 to 8 P.M. where a vigil service will be conducted at 7:45 PM
A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted Monday, March 30,
2015 at 10:00 A.M. at St. Joseph R.C. Church, 600 Pennsylvania
Avenue West, Warren, PA., Fr. Richard J. Toohey, Pastor,
officiating. Interment will be in St. Joseph R.C. Cemetery. Those
wishing to place memorials may do so through 4th & Forever
Foundation, 2655 Millersport Highway #771, Getzville, NY 14068,
NAMI Pennsylvania, 2149 N. 2nd Street, Harrisburg, PA. 17110-
1005, Warren Unit of the American Cancer Society, 213 W. 3rd
Avenue, Warren, Pa. 16365 or St. Joseph Church Educational
Center Fund, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue West, Warren, PA. 16365.
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