In memory of
Sheila M. Rooney
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In memory of
Sheila M. Rooney
Sheila M. Rooney, 79, of Sun City Center, FL. and formerly of Avon, CT and North Eastham, MA passed away on June 2, 2016 at her Florida home after a two year battle with lung cancer. Sheila was born in New Rochelle, NY a daughter of James and Helen Lowe Rooney of Greenwich, CT. She was the wife of the late Frank Schumann, father of her two daughters, Carole Monette and Susanne Dengenis. She had a former husband, David Tucker. Sheila had five grandchildren, Carole with two daughters, Camille and Cameron of Frisco, TX and Sue and Tom (son-in-law) Dengenis of Rowayton, CT with their three children, Alexander of Waltham, MA, Hali of Framingham, MA, and Elizabeth of Rowayton, CT. She had two sisters, Patricia Dopman and the late Ginny Fonda, two nephews, the late Kenny Fonda and Bill Allen, and four nieces Susan Silberman, Linda Rummelhoff, Kathleen Gentile and September Morn. Sheila wan an extremely active person. While in Avon, CT she was a successful real estate agent, broker, business owner and first woman President of the Greater Hartford Board of Realtors. Relocating to North Eastham in 1988 she continued her career as an agent with Kinlin Grover Real Estate in Orleans, MA. She enjoyed traveling, entertaining, gardening, cocktails with a sunset view, fishing, snipe hunts, and clamming on Cape Cod. Sheila was also an avid craft person, a jigsaw puzzler, a clever seamstress and knitter. She is being truly missed by her friends. All are invited to the spreading of her ashes from the wharf in Wellfleet on June 23, 2017 followed by a celebration of her life, her desired party, at her former Cape home at 65 Salt Works Road in North Eastham, MA. Further details will be available next June at monettecarole@gmail.com
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