James Rooney

Jan. 10, 2021

James Rooney, 85, died on Dec. 21, 2020. He served as a paratrooper in the U.S. Army. Rooney also owned and operated General Party Rentals in Hamden, Conn., for 30 years. He was an active member of several state, national and regional rental associations — including the Connecticut Association of Rental Dealers and ARA of Connecticut.

He is survived by his wife, Charlotte (Petrohoy) Rooney; daughters, Patti (Todd) Winfield, Joan Rooney, Donna (Patrick) O’Hara and M. Kate (Richard) Ugarte; grandchildren, great grandchildren and his sisters.

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