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Born: May 03, 1916

Date of Passing: Sep 12, 2003

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JAMES FRANCIS COONEY May 3, 1916 - September 12, 2003 It is with great sadness and sorrow that the family announces the peaceful passing of James Cooney at the age of 87 years. Jim will be missed by his wife Delphine; daughters, Colleen of Marchand, MB, Allison of Calgary, AB; son-in-law Ernie; and grandson B.J. McDougall. He will also be remembered by his brother Jack (Sheila) Cooney; his sister May (Jerry) McSweeney; his sister-in-law Finola; and numerous nieces and nephews of Dublin, Ireland. He was predeceased by his parents, John and Kathleen; and brother Phillip. Jim did his apprenticeship with the Dublin Gas Co. He then spent five years in the Middle East - Kuwait Oil Fields before coming to Canada in 1953 to work in the Alberta and Saskatchewan oil and gas industry. He eventually found his way to Manitoba and settled in Winnipeg where he specialized in gas and oil heating installations. Cremation has taken place and, in accordance with his wishes, there will be no service. A private family interment will take place at Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens. Many thanks to the wonderful staff at Poseidon Personal Care Home and Victoria General Hospital. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice. Arrangements entrusted to: CHAPEL LAWN FUNERAL HOME CEMETERY AND CREMATORIUM 885-9715

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Sep 13, 2003

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