Elizabeth "Betty" L. (Cuddy) Rooney, age 82, of Middleborough, formerly of South Boston and Leesburg, Florida, died on Thursday, February 9, 2023, at her home.
Born in Everett, she was the daughter of the late Harold & Mary (McKone) Cuddy. Betty grew up in South Boston and graduated from the Gate of Heaven High School in Southie. For years, she worked at the New England Telegraph & Telephone Company as an operator in the Dorchester and Taunton locations and later worked for Comcast Cable as their first Customer Service Representative in the Middleborough location. When her children were young, Betty was a Den Mother for the local cub scouts. She is a member of the BPO Elks, (UN). In retirement, she enjoyed knitting, crocheting and liked travelling especially on cruises where she was a great karaoke singer! Betty loved her family and friends and will be missed.
Betty was the beloved wife for 56 years to Francis "Frank" Rooney; loving mother of Patrick Rooney & his wife Paula of Middleborough, Tracey Perkins of Bridgewater, Melissa McDaniel of Middleborough and Lorraine Frawley & her husband Allin of Middleborough; devoted grandmother of Kasey, Kendra, Hillary, Scott & his wife Angie, Emilee, Patrick, Paige, Sarah, Shea, Kennedy, and Sullivan; great-grandmother of four; and dear sister of the late Phillip Cuddy.
Family and friends are welcome to the visiting hours at the Ashley Funeral Home, 35 Oak Street, Middleborough, on Monday, February 13, 2023, from 4:00-7:00 PM.
All are invited to gather at the Ashley Funeral Home, Middleborough, on Tuesday, February 14, 2023, starting at 9:15 AM, followed by her funeral Mass of Christian Burial at Saint Isidore Parish, Sacred Heart Church, 340 Centre Street, Middleborough, at 10:00 AM.
Interment at Saint Mary's Cemetery, Wood Street, Middleborough.
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