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Douglas L. "Doug" Rockney

September 29, 1943 February 27, 2019
Douglas L. "Doug" Rockney
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Douglas L. "Doug" Rockney, Sr., age 75, a Naperville, IL resident since 1980, formerly of New York state, died Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at Edward Hospital in Naperville. He was born September 29, 1943 in Pittsburgh, PA.

Beloved husband of Bernadette Rockney (nee Smith), whom he married July 15, 1967, loving father of Douglas (Karen) Rockney, Jr. of Indianapolis, IN, Elaine Rockney of Naperville and Marianne (Brett) Hurt of Naperville, adored grandfather of Timothy, Aidan, Tanner and Samantha, devoted son of the late Elton and Marion (nee Kronstedt) Rockney, dear brother of Howard "Skip" (Lynn) Rockney of Monticello, KY, Annetta (Michael) Muir of Twinsburg, OH and Dennis (Sue) Rockney of Chesapeake, VA, brother-in-law of Kathleen (Gabriel) Lavin of County Cavan, Ireland and Noel (the late Bernie) Smith of County Meath, Ireland, fond cousin, uncle, great-uncle and friend of many.

Doug attended Brentwood High School (Class of 1961) in Brentwood, NY. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard from 1961-1965 aboard the USS Barataria and was stationed in Baffin Island, Maine, Bermuda, Guantanamo Bay and Okinawa. Doug worked in the automotive parts supply industry for many years. He was a member of St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church and American Legion Post #43, both in Naperville. Doug's greatest love was his family followed closely by a love of gardening and woodworking.

Visitation Tuesday, March 5, 2019, 4:00-8:00 PM at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 44 S. Mill Street, Naperville.

An American Legion Walk-Through will take place Tuesday, 7:00 PM in the funeral home.

Services will begin Wednesday, March 6, 9:45 AM from the funeral home and will proceed to a 10:30 AM Mass of Christian Burial at St. Margaret Mary Church, 1450 Green Trails Dr., Naperville.

Interment will follow at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to:

Honor Flight Chicago, 9701 W. Higgins Road, Suite 310, Rosemont, IL 60018-4703, (773) 227-VETS (8387), www.honorflightchicago.org

or

American Legion Post #43, 10 W. Chicago Ave., Naperville, IL 60540, (630) 240-8868, www.naperlegion.org

or

Loaves & Fishes Community Services, 1871 High Grove Ln., Naperville, IL 60540, (630) 355-3663, www.loaves-fishes.org

For more information, please call (630) 355-0213 or visit www.friedrich-jones.com


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Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

5

Mar

4:00 PM 3/5/2019 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 3/5/2019 8:00:00 PM
Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home

44 S. Mill St.
Naperville, IL 60540

Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home
44 S. Mill St. Naperville 60540 IL
United States

American Legion Walk-Through

Tuesday

5

Mar

7:00 PM 3/5/2019 7:00:00 PM
Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home

44 S. Mill St.
Naperville, IL 60540

Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home
44 S. Mill St. Naperville 60540 IL
United States

Mass of Christian Burial

Wednesday

6

Mar

10:30 AM 3/6/2019 10:30:00 AM
St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church

1450 Green Trails Drive
Naperville, IL 60540

St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church
1450 Green Trails Drive Naperville 60540 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery Final Resting Place

20953 W Hoff Rd
Elwood, IL 60421

20953 W Hoff Rd Elwood 60421 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Honor Flight Chicago

9701 W Higgins Road
Suite 310
Rosemont, IL 60018-4703

American Legion Post #43

10 W. Chicago Ave.
Naperville, IL 60540

Loaves and Fishes Community Services

1871 High Grove Lane
Naperville, IL 60540
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