Obituary for Arthur J. "Art" Cooney
Arthur John Cooney, beloved husband of Lucille Cooney, passed away on Tuesday March 10, 2015 at the age of 76. He was was born on May 9, 1938 in Pittsfield, MA to John and Penelope Cooney. Art graduated from Windsor High School in 1956. He married Lucille Fowler in 1962 in Hartford, Connecticut. He served with the Army National Guard in Connecticut from 1960 – 1967. Art graduated from the Ward School of Electronics and in 1972 graduated from the University of Hartford, receiving a Bachelors in Electrical Engineering. Art worked at Pratt & Whitney for 35 years. After retirement, he tutored students in math at Springfield Technical Community College for 13 years. Art was also a ham radio operator, call sign W1ANV. He was always funny, quick to tell a joke and smile. Art was preceded in death by his sister Sunny Sue Feron and his nephews Robert E. Feron Jr. and Stephen Feron. He is survived by his loving wife, Lucille Cooney; children Arthur J Cooney Jr, Kenneth Cooney and wife Barbara Walker, Kevin Cooney and wife Rebecca Cooney, and Christine Cooney and husband Giuliano Moschini; grandchildren, Ian, Deanna, Kyle and Zoey Cooney; brother David Cooney and wife Lauren Nakagawa; cousins Joseph “Bunky” Cooney, and Edward McNiff; nephews and nieces Lynn Feron Brayton, Kathryn Rittlinger, Patrick Feron, Scott Feron and Kelly Gwillim. Visitation will be held on Monday, March 16, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. until time of the memorial service at noon at Serenity Funeral Care, 40 W. 6th Street, Covington, KY 41011. Burial will take place following the service at Mother of God Cemetery in Latonia, KY. In lieu of flowers, we ask that people donate to the National Kidney Foundation, 615 Elsinore Place #400, Cincinnati, OH 45202.