Robert J. Cooney passed away Saturday, December 1, 2012. He was born in Stratford, CT November 10, 1937. He retired from the Navy after serving 28 years. He leaves behind many loved ones: his wife Jackie Cooney; three sons Robert Cooney Jr, Jimmy Cooney and Chris Cooney. He also leaves behind five grandchildren, Randi Cooney, Patrick Cooney, Julie Cooney, Ryann Cooney, & Daylynn Cooney; and two great-grandchildren Makenzie Bruner and Haylee Bruner. The family will have a gathering on Saturday, December 8, 2012 from 1 to 3 pm at 10 Cross Vine Dr., Ormond Beach.

Published in Daytona Beach News-Journal on Dec. 7, 2012