Donna Buschbaum Rooney
March 22, 1940 - May 2, 2018
Donna Buschbaum Rooney, 78, of Norwalk, died Wednesday afternoon, May 2, 2018 at Autumn Lake Healthcare. She was the wife of Terrance P. “Terry” Rooney.
Born in Norwalk, March 22, 1940, daughter of the late George and Eleanor O’Brien Buschbaum, she was a lifelong city resident. Mrs. Rooney was a 1958 graduate of Norwalk High School. She served as a school crossing guard and volunteered at the former Lea Manor Convalescent Home. She was a longtime parishioner of St. Thomas the Apostle Church and enjoyed cooking.
Surviving in addition to her husband include a daughter; Lisa Ann Rooney, one son; Brian Patrick Rooney, and his wife Amy, a sister; Lois Marasco, and a granddaughter; Emily, all of Norwalk, and many nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, May 7th, at 10:00 A. M. in St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 203 East Avenue. Burial will follow in St. John Cemetery.
Friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, Sunday, from 3:00 to 6:00 P.M.
The family requests memorial contributions to St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 203 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06855