Barbara T. Cooney

Barbara T. Cooney, 82, of Cambridge, passed away on January 22, 2017.

She was the loved mother of David Cooney and his wife Karyn of Cambridge, Katherine Rezendes of Everett, and the late Thomas Cooney of Cambridge and the late John Cooney of Cambridge; loved mother-in-law of Judith Howley and Patricia Cooney; dear grandmother of seven grandchildren, great-grandmother of eleven; and dear sister of Carol Scalesse of Everett. She also leaves several nieces, nephews and friends.

Barbara was a waitress during her career, most recently at Greg’s Restaurant in Watertown, from which she retired. She loved politics, making difference in the community and was an advocate for the Cambridge Elder Services.

A service will be held Monday at 11am at Boston Cremation, 287 Main Street in Malden. Burial will follow at Cambridge Cemetery. Friends and family are invited to visit from 9:00 until the service at 11am.

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  1. jane hill on January 27, 2017 at 2:28 am

    Sorry to hear of your Mum’s death Dave great memories will be with you forever…………Jane

  2. Jeanne & Barbara LeBlanc on January 27, 2017 at 3:15 am

    Very sorry for your loss Dave.

  3. Maisha Cummings on January 27, 2017 at 4:56 am

    Kelley & Debbie

    I extend my deepest sympathies to you and your family. May the soul of your Nana be at peace with our Heavenly Father.

  4. Carol Bergeron on January 27, 2017 at 3:43 pm

    Kelley and Debbie, so sorry for the loss of your Grandmother. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Love you!

  5. Meg Coffin on January 28, 2017 at 1:04 am

    So sorry to hear of your loss Dave and Karyn

  6. Judi McKenna on January 28, 2017 at 2:04 pm

    Debbie & Kelley, So sorry to hear of your loss! Love to you both!

  7. Jill R. Simmons on January 29, 2017 at 4:49 pm


    Please accept our condolences and sympathy on the loss of your grandmother. From your Facebook post it is plain to see that she was a very special person in your life. Grandmothers are close to us and she will hold a special place forever in your heart. God bless her as well as you and your family.

    Jill and Skip

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