Paul-Cooney-Obituary

Father Paul William SM Cooney

Sydney, New South Wales

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COONEY, Father Paul William SMDied peacefully in Thirroul on August 5, 2018. Loving son of Ben and Joan (both dec.). Much loved brother and brother in law of Brian and Therese, Mary Idziak, Kevin, Anne and Ted Clarke, Claire, Libby and Patrick Cremen, and Trish. Loved uncle and great uncle of...

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R.I.P. Father Paul Cooney Thoughts are with the Family at this Sad Time

Paul was one of this world's gentle-men. He was greatly loved in his ministry at St. Paul's Parish, West Sunshine. It was my privilege to work in the Parish team there with Paul as leader and I learnt so much at that time. No matter what the challenges or struggles were, for Paul the glass was always half full and never half empty. He was a talented leader who had the ability to embrace all.
I will always remember his courage and strength and most of all his peacefulness as he faced his...

Paul was one of this world's gentle-men. He was so well loved in his ministry at St. Paul's Parish, West Sunshine. It was my privilege to be part of the Parish Team there, with Paul as team leader and I learnt much from his positive attitude and his ability to embrace all.
No matter what the challenges or struggles were in the parish, for Paul... the glass was always half full.... never half empty.
I will always remember his courage and his strength but most of all his peacefulness,...

Paul's warmth of character shined through at St Paul's College. He was a great guy, and cared deeply for others. Captain of the school, of the first 11 and the first 13, he had the world at his feet, and his choice to dedicate his life in the sevice of his God is testament to the man. I knew him as a classmate and a friend. I remember him as a fine human being who will be sorely missed.