Michael Looney, New York and Claratlea

Michael B. Looney, 81, of Hamden formerly of Bronx, NY, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 15th, 2021, at the Connecticut Hospice, Branford with his family by his side. He was the beloved husband of 47 years to Elizabeth Harrington Looney. Michael was born in Millstreet County Cork, Ireland on August 9, 1939, and was the son of the late Dennis and Margaret Hickey Looney. He came to this country in 1959 settling in Brooklyn, NY, moving to the Bronx for many years until moving to Hamden, CT 14 years ago. Michael worked as an elevator mechanic for Olympia and York a Local 3 Company from 1975 until his retirement in 2007. He was a golfer, fisherman and enjoyed watching horse racing at the track and at OTB. Michael was an avid fan of his hometown Cork’s Irish football teams and watched or listened anytime they played. He loved watching his grandkids’ sports and activities and also enjoyed taking his buddy Zoey (his grand dog) for walks. Father of Joan Marie Meehan and Patricia Looney (Jeff Schwiebert). Loving Papa to Shamus, Kayleigh, Sean, Keira Meehan. Brother of Eileen Healy and the late Mary Cotter and Kathleen McAteer.
The visiting hours will be Monday, July 19th from 4:00 to 7:00 PM at The Havens Family, North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in Divine Mercy Parish at St. Rita Church, 1620 Whitney Avenue, Hamden on Tuesday morning, July 20th at 11:00. Interment will follow in St. John’s Cemetery, Norwalk. [northhavenfuneral.com] [Legacy]

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