Mary C. "Connie" Rooney, 92, of Citrus Springs, Fla., passed away on Sunday, March 3, 2019 at Mary Washington Hospital. Connie was born in Essex Junction, Vt. and later lived in St. Albans, Vt. She graduated high school and got married to Howard James Rooney and they moved to Quechee, Vt. Connie relocated to California for a number of years and the family eventually moved to Maryland. She raised a family while working for the Group Health Association in D.C., Dart Drug in Rockville, Md., and the General Accounting Office in D.C. for many years. Connie moved to Citrus Springs, Fla. with her husband after retiring. She was active in church and local civic organizations. Connie enjoyed traveling and visiting with friends and family. She loved going to yard sales, collecting antiques, and taking care of her home and garden. Connie most recently lived in Fredericksburg with her daughters, Cindy Rooney and Terry Rooney who have lovingly cared for her the past 11 years. The family extends their warmest gratitude to them for they gave her a wonderful life in her final years. Connie was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She had many friends and was dearly loved by all who knew her. Survivors include her sons, Patrick Rooney (Linda) of Spotsylvania, Brian Rooney (Cindy) of Spotsylvania, and Mickey Rooney (Nancy) of Woodstock; her daughters, Cindy Rooney of Fredericksburg, Terry Rooney of Fredericksburg, and Mary Jo Spruill (Thomas) of New Market, Md; nine grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; and brother Billy Keefe of Vt. She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard James Rooney; brothers Christopher Keefe and Tommy Keefe; and sisters Margaret Rooney and Patty Keefe. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 16 at Christ Episcopal Church, 8951 Courthouse Rd., Spotsylvania. A private burial will be held in Vermont at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in memory of Connie may be made to Christ Episcopal Church in Spotsylvania. Online guest book at