ROBERT D. MOONEY Sr.
1925 - 2020
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"Dennis" passed into the loving arms of God on November 18, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband to the love of his life, Alyce M. Mooney (deceased); loving father of Mary A. (Michael), Robert D. Jr. (Kathleen), Michaele A. (deceased) and Thomas J.; proud grandfather of Robert D. III, Michael, Robert, James, Andrew, Thomas Jr., Maggie, Patrick, and Annie; great-grandfather of nine. Born into life on September 19, 1925, the last born of 10 siblings of immigrants Thomas Francis and Margaret Elizabeth (Cullaton) Mooney from Carlow, Ireland. Dennis heroically enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1944, following in line with the bravery of his late brothers, Thomas F. Mooney Jr. and John E. Mooney, after persistently asking his late parents to sign the enlistment papers. He was assigned to the 9th Infantry Division and fought in the Battle of the Bulge, a pivotal battle in achieving the Allied forces' victory in WWII. Corporal Mooney fought tirelessly and courageously achieving a Bronze Star for heroism in battle. Tragically, he was wounded in action during an intense six-week battle, receiving shrapnel in his leg and developing trench foot from severe frostbite and earned Purple Heart. After being discharged from the war, he became a tradesman in the automobile industry. His vivacious work ethic led him to found Dennis' Sinclair on Chagrin Blvd with his Godson, Thomas Dennis O'Connor. After much success, the family business grew into what is known today as Mooney & Sons Towing, which is now in its third generation of leadership and service. Until we meet again, Pa. May his memory be eternal. In lieu of flowers, contributions suggested to the Fr. Caddy Scholarship Fund c/o St. Francis of Assisi Parish, 6850 Mayfield Rd., Gates Mills, OH 44040. Funeral Mass Monday, November 23, 2020 at St. Francis of Assisi Church at 11:00 a.m. Mass will be live streamed on funeral home website. Entombment Knollwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the SCHULTE & MAHON-MURPHY FUNERAL HOME, 5252 MAYFIELD RD., LYNDHURST (BETWEEN RICHMOND AND BRAINARD) SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 22 FROM 2 TO 6 P.M. AND AT THE CHURCH MONDAY FROM 10:15 A.M. UNTIL MASS TIME. Masks are required at funeral home, church and cemetery. Please sign Tribute Wall at: schultemahonmurphy.com


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Published in The Plain Dealer from Nov. 19 to Nov. 22, 2020.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
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Visitation
02:00 - 06:00 PM
NOV
23
Visitation
10:15 - 11:00 AM
St. Francis of Assisi Church
NOV
23
Funeral Mass
11:00 AM
St. Francis of Assisi Church
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November 22, 2020
Dear Dennis Mooney Family,

Our heartfelt sympathy to all of you. May the comfort of family and friends see you through this difficult time. I went to Our Lady of Peace Grade School with Tommy and see the resemblance in his Uncle.
May God bless your dear family.

Nancy Frederico
Nancy Frederico
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November 21, 2020
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Maxwell Zugay
November 21, 2020
He was my uncle and such a great man. He was always there for me and my children. R. I. P. Uncle Denny. Tommy
Thomas Mooney
Family
November 19, 2020
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Kenneth Rubin
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