Eugene (Chuckie) Rooney

66 St Joseph's Terrace, Sligo and formerly Holburn Street, Sligo.

11 Jul, 2022

Suddenly at his residence. Chuckie, Predeceased by his siblings and parents. Sadly missed by his loving partner Mary, sisters Phyllis, Barbara (England) and Jean, brothers Mickey, Marty, John Joe, Don and Jimmy, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and many friends.

Rest in Peace.

Reposing at The Foley and McGowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo on Thursday evening from 5:00pm to 6:30pm. A Celebration of his Life will take place at the funeral home on Friday morning at 11:00am, with funeral proceeding to Sligo Cemetery for burial after.

House private please.

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  1. Sincere condolences to Mary,The Rooney family and all Chuckie’s many friends at this very sad time. Chuckie was one of the good ones ,always smiling, a word for everyone and a quick wit that everyone loved .R.i.P Chuckie you will be sadly missed by all who knew you ,may Heaven be your bed .Jimmy and Jacinta Dunleavy

  2. Rip to a absolute legend of a man, always had the banter and always smiling.

  3. Rest in peace uncle chuckie although I’m sure mum and auntie Kathleen and auntie patsy will have u on your toes xxx big love from London

  4. Cus R.I.P❤️My sincere condolences to Families, relations, friends and Mary❤️

  5. Sending all our love and prayers to you all at this very sad time
    RIP Uncle Chuckie xxx
    Peter and Nicola

  6. A very dear friend to our family a gentleman condolences to His partner Mary and her family and the Rooney family rip 🙏

  7. we are very sorry to hear about the passing off Chuckie and wish the famely strenght

  8. My wonderful uncle Chuckie who would always greet us with a hug and I love you, and do you have any money for me, his sence of humor was second to none. He was loved by us all and knew it well. We will miss your hugs, laughter and dry sence of but just yourself and Mary in town shopping together everywhere. We will love and miss you always. Your loving niece Teresa and family xx💖💖💖💖

  9. Sincere condolences to you Mary and all the Rooney family on the passing of beloved Chuckie. A great Sligo character; friendly neighbour, full of fun, wit & kindness. Chuckie will be sadly missed by us all. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam.

  10. Rest in peace my old friend you will always been my heart may heaven be your bed and my condolences to all the Rooney family. and Mary will miss you so much. god will keep a eye on her 🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏

  11. R.I.P. Chuckie a true Gent.
    My condolences 🙏 to Mary and all of the Rooney Family 👪

  12. Condolences to all, great memories growing up and made sure me and mum were always alright when dad worked in England, a true character and his cup of tea with 2 teabags left in, 🙏🙏🙏🙏

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