Grand Haven Tribune: Carl Franklin Mooney

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Carl Franklin Mooney

• Mar 14, 2019 at 12:00 AM

Mr. Carl Franklin Mooney, age 85, passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2019. He was born in Davenport, Iowa, on July 13, 1933, to Franklin and Alice (Franklin) Mooney, and served his country in the U.S. Army in Germany during the Korean Conflict. He married the former Mary Rose Costello on August 11, 1956.

Mr. Mooney continued his career as a cost analyst for the U.S. Army for 35 years until retiring in 1988. Carl was a devoted parishioner at his church, wherever he lived, with his last parish being St. Mary's in Spring Lake. Carl enjoyed helping people and he could fix anything, but his greatest joy was spending time with his family.

He will be greatly missed and is survived by his wife of 62 years, Mary Rose; children: Michael (Linda) Mooney of Holland, Macaire (Bob) Davis of Jenison, Matthew Mooney of Rockford, Madonna (Scott) Kramer of Spring Lake, Margaret (John) Gordon of Millstone Township, N.J., Bridget (Harold) Bergeron of Clinton Township, and Joseph (Jennifer) Mooney of Rochester Hills; 20 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his triplet daughter, Mary Colleen Mooney; brother, Ralph; and sister, Dorothy.

A Mass of Christian Burial will take place Saturday, March 16, 2019, 11 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Spring Lake, with Father David Gross officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Interment in Spring Lake Cemetery.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers, please consider Catholic Relief Services or St. Mary’s School of Spring Lake. Please visit to leave a memory or sign the online guestbook.

Arrangements by Clock Funeral Home - Muskegon.

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