Bro. Eugene M. Rooney

Eugene Martin Rooney, Jr., 66, of Pittston, passed away Friday, December 11, 2020, in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.

Born in Scranton on October 12, 1954, he was the son of Judith Ann Conklin Rooney of Scranton and the late Eugene Martin Rooney, Sr.

He was a graduate of Coughlin High School and Norwich University, a branch of West Point. He had worked for many years in law enforcement in Beacon, Peekskill, and Wappinger Falls, NY. He was the owner of the former Rooney’s Irish Pub on Main Street in Pittston.

He was a member of the Back Mountain Harvest Church. He had a passion for photography, flying planes and scuba diving.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by a sister, Kimberly Comandy, Scranton; nieces, Tammy Comandy and her husband John Audia, Scranton and Gena Comandy and her fiancé Mark Kayfield, Phoenixville; nephew, Gary Comandy and his fiancé Brianne McIntyre,

Scranton; great-niece, Angelina Comandy;

great-nephew, Brennan McIntyre and numerous friends.