Todd Michael Rooney, 35, of Newton, formerly of Framingham died unexpectedly on May 1, 2011. He was born May 19, 1975 in Newton. He was the beloved son of Kevin Rooney of Newton and Deborah Grace Boyd of Dedham, formerly of Newton and her partner Philip Dushku. He is survived by his two children Thomas and Caroline Rooney and his former wife Melissa Balboni Rooney of Arizona. Loving brother of Kimberly Appleton and brother in law of Jennifer Appleton of Framingham. He is also survived by many aunts, uncles, and cousins. Todd graduated from Newton North High School in 1994. He spent his teenage and early adult years residing in Framingham and greatly enjoyed that time in his life. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, May 10, at 10:30 a.m., in Our Lady Help of Christians Parish, 573 Washington St., Newton followed by interment in Newton Cemetery, Newton. Visiting hours, Monday from 4-8 p.m., at the Henry J. Burke & Sons Funeral Home, 56 Washington St. (Route 16) Wellesley Hills. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Shriner's Hospital for Children at www.shrinershq.org. Visit online at Henry J. Burke & Sons Funeral Home www.BurkeFamilyFuneralHomes.com.
Published in MetroWest Daily News on May 7, 2011