Joseph P. Mulrooney
MULROONEY, JOSEPH P., 87, of Louisville, passed away Sunday, January 1, 2012 at Baptist East Hospital.
Born in Wilmington, DE, he was a Navy veteran of World War II, serving on the USS Chicago. He was an engineer, retiring from the E. I. DuPont Company. He was also a member of Woodhaven Country Club and St. Barnabas Catholic Church and their Golden Key Club.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Skees Mulrooney; a son, Kevin Mulrooney; his brother, Edward; and a sister, Patsy.
He is survived by his daughter, Brigid Crush (Tom); son, Robert Mulrooney (Debra); sisters, Rita Mulrooney, Joan McVey, and Margaret Vallilo; and eight grandchildren, Colleen, Brianne and David Mulrooney, Lee Ann, Amy and Tommy Crush and Kelsey and Alex Mulrooney.
His funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, January 5, 2012 at St. Barnabas Catholic Church, 3042 Hikes Lane, with burial in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be 2-8 p.m. Wednesday at Highlands Funeral Home, 3331 Taylorsville Road.
Beloved father, Papa, brother, uncle and friend, he will be missed and remembered for his loving nature, his quick wit, and his zest for life and learning.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Sisters of Loretto or Catholic Charities.
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