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Leo C. Cooney
Leo C. Cooney, 89, of East Providence, died Feb. 6, 2012.
Born in Cumberland, he was the son of the late Edward J. and Elizabeth A. (McCaffrey)
Cooney, he had lived in Cumberland most of his life. Mr. Cooney was employed as an Administrative Technician for the Dept. of Defense USAR for 30 years. He retired in 1972. He was a World War II Navy veteran. He was a member of the Retired Federal Employees Chapter #13 and the VFW Post #274 Israel Couture Post.
He is survived by several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late James J., Joseph S., William J., John T. and Edward J. Cooney, Dorothy A. Ribeiro, Mary Cooney Challis and Margaret P. Cooney.
His funeral will begin at 9:15 amon Wednesday from the Lincoln Funeral Home, 1501 Lonsdale Ave., Lincoln with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am in Holy Family Parish (St. Joseph), Walcott St., Pawtucket. Burial with military honors will be in RI Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Exeter. Calling hours will be from 8:30 to 9:15 am.