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Tuesday September 14th, 2021

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Francis B. Mooney

Francis B. Mooney “beloved father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and brother”

CERES, Pa.---Francis B. “Fran” Mooney, 79, of Ceres, passed away on Sunday, September 12, 2021, in the Olean General Hospital, Olean, N.Y., after a short illness.
Born on Wednesday, September 17, 1941, in Olean, he was a son of George L. and Pauline F. Larkin Mooney. On September 26, 1958, in Portville, N.Y., he married Margery A. “Minnie” Marvin, who passed away on February 28, 2015.
He attended Oswayo Valley High School in Shinglehouse, later earning his GED. Fran was a US Army veteran.
Fran was employed by the Ford Motor Company in Lorain, Ohio, then by the former Clark Brothers in Olean, and later by General Motors in Buffalo, N.Y. He retired from the Olean Times Herald in Olean.
In his early years, Fran enjoyed hunting, fishing, and Taekwondo, where he earned numerous trophies.
Surviving are three sons, Mark A. (Laurie) Mooney of Beaver Dams, N.Y., Brett A. (Anita) Mooney of Macedonia, Ohio, and Tracy O. (Pam) Mooney of Parma Heights, Ohio; a daughter-in-law, Mary Mooney of Hudson, Ohio; a grandson, Justin (Amber) Mooney; four granddaughters, Carrie (Tim) Osterhout, Wendy (Dave Jackson) Erickson, Cindy (Adam Snair) Mooney, and Tanya (Thadeus Pudlik) Mooney; nine great-grandchildren; three sisters, Betty Haskins of Bedford, Ohio, Janet (Gerald) Shorter of Olean, and Jo Anne (Mo) Washington of Virginia; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents and wife, Fran was predeceased by a son, Jaime A. Mooney.
In keeping with Fran’s wishes, funeral services and burial were held privately in the Evergreen Cemetery, Ceres.
Fran entrusted his care to Kevin J. Dusenbury, funeral director/owner of the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse.
Flowers are gratefully declined. Memorials in Fran’s name may be made to the Shinglehouse Volunteer Ambulance Association, PO Box 98, Shinglehouse, PA 16748.
To express condolences or share a fond memory of Fran, please visit www.virgillhowardfuneralhome.com or the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home Facebook page.


A candle was lit in memory of Francis Mooney

mary mooney Dec 8 2021 9:52 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Francis Mooney

Kenneth Mooney Sr. Sep 18 2021 1:38 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Francis Mooney

Pam Mooney Sep 17 2021 11:12 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Francis Mooney

Robin Parsons Sep 17 2021 8:15 PM

We are so very sorry for your loss of Fran. Fran was a great guy and will be missed by many. All of you are in our thoughts and prayers

Dave and Kathy Garrity Sep 14 2021 12:42 PM