Richard Thomas Cooney, Jr.

  • Born: July 14, 1958
  • Died: February 8, 2018
  • Location: Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania

Tribute & Message From The Family

Richard Thomas Cooney, Jr., 59, of Mechanicsburg passed away suddenly on Thursday, February 8, 2018 at his residence. Richard was born on July 14, 1958 in Jersey City, New Jersey to Richard T. Cooney, Sr. and Barbara (Smith) Cooney. Before Rich worked as an electrician, he bravely served his country in the U.S. Navy. Richard was preceded in death by his mother, Barbara (Smith) Cooney and his sister, Colleen Hamilton. Surviving are his father, Richard Cooney, Sr.; his son, Richard Cooney, Jr. of West Virginia; his daughter, Ashley Cooney of West Virginia; his two brothers, Larry Cooney and his wife Sherri of Harrisburg and Christopher Cooney and his wife Jean of St. Carlos, CA and his sister, Amy Snow and her husband Glen of Dublin, Ohio. In lieu of flowers, the Cooney family kindly requests that donations be made in Richard’s name to the American Cancer Society by going online to Arrangements have been entrusted to Central Pennsylvania Cremation Society. To share condolences please visit or visit our Facebook page.

Condolence & Memory Journal

I am so very very saddened to hear of My dear friend Richard's passing we used to have a lot of fun and laughs at Master McGraths in Seabrook NH .My thoughts and prayers go out to his family at this very difficult time. Linda Ford

Posted by Linda Ford - Newburyport uf - Friend   February 28, 2018

I am sorry to hear of Rich's passing, too soon.

Posted by Regina Crane Dusenbury - Ashland, OR - Classmate   February 22, 2018

RIP My friend. Saddens me to read the news,very sorry...

Posted by Bill Brown - Girardville, PA - Friend   February 21, 2018

good guy

Posted by michael panza - camp hill, PA - friend   February 19, 2018

Rich was a very nice and generous man! He will be missed. I loved listening to all the great stories he told me at the VFW! he touched many lives. I'm thankful to have known him! May he Rest In Peace!

Posted by Dawn Russell - Mechanicsburg, PA - Friend   February 18, 2018


Rich was a very friendly and good person, so very generous,I am glad to have know him and to have been his friend

Posted by Jerry Sutton - Enola, PA - friend   February 17, 2018


so sorry to learn of rich's passing,he was a truly good person,and I'm glad to have known him from the mechanicsburg vfw.he left us way too soon.thank you for your service.

Posted by betty weaver - mechanicsburg, PA - Acquaintance   February 15, 2018