Rooney, Susan Smith
Apr. 6, 1956 - Apr. 5, 2013
Susan Smith Rooney, 56, of Venice, FL, formerly of Fort Myers, FL and Westfield, NJ passed away April 5, 2013 after a brief illness, surrounded by her loved ones at home. She is survived by her life partner John Allen of Venice, FL, children William Rooney of Venice, FL and daughter Kathryn Golliher and her husband Joshua of Cape Coral, FL, grandchildren Landon and Jaysen Golliher, brother William Smith of Cincinnati, OH, and sister Nancy Smith of Venice, FL.
Sue was born April 6, 1956 in Westfield, NJ. She graduated from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA with her Bachelor of Science in Business and Economics in 1978. Sue worked at Westinghouse Corporation in the Nuclear Service Division before becoming a stay at home mom, which was her proudest achievement. She then went on to work as an assistant store manager for WalMart, and as a teacher in the Lee County School System.
There will be a private service for Sue at a later date. If you would like to remember her, please make contributions in her memory to the Suncoast Humane Society. Farley Funeral Home, Venice Chapel has been selected to care for arrangements.