ROONEY - Quinn Patrick Rooney, age 19, passed peacefully at home on June 22, 2012 after a long and valiant battle against diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, a rare type of brain tumor. Quinn was the beloved son of Chris and Susan (Wright) Rooney and a loving brother to Joe, Brendan and Katie Rooney. He was born in New Haven and a lifelong resident of Stratford, Connecticut. He graduated from Fairfield College Preparatory School in 2010 and attended both Loyola University of Chicago and Fairfield University. He is survived by his grandparents David and Josephine Wright of Pocasset, Massachusetts, Dorothy Rooney of Lady Lake, Florida, and Jay Rooney of Coatesville, Pennsylvania, godparents Mark Spence of Cork, Ireland and Ann Buchman of Brevard, North Carolina, numerous aunts, uncles and cousins, dozens of brothers from Fairfield Prep and sisters from Laurelton Hall and countless friends. Family and friends are invited to meet directly in St. James Church, 2110 Main Street, Stratford on Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. for a Mass of Christian Burial. Interment will follow in Riverside Cemetery, Shelton. Family and friends may call on Tuesday from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at The Abriola Parkview Funeral Home, 419 White Plains Road, Trumbull. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to http://csn.donordrive.com/campaign/quinn_rooney. To light a virtual candle, please visit us at www.abriola.com
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Published in Connecticut Post from June 25 to June 26, 2012