David Jerome Mooney Jr.: 1950-2018

Sep 05, 2018

David Jerome Mooney Jr., 68, of Edmonds, passed away on August 29, 2018, at Swedish Medical Center in Edmonds.

David was born Quonset Point Naval Air Station to David Jerome Sr. and Frances McFaden Mooney on July 21,1950. He was brought up in a military family and moved quite a bit. He graduated from St Thomas Aquinas in Dover New Hampshire, class of 1968.

He married the love of his life, Mary Harding, in Edmonds Washington. He worked as a Flight Test Engineer for Boeing. He was a veteran of Vietnam and served in the Army, and was awarded several medals for his service. He loved history, museums and was an extensive reader.

He adored his son Brendan Mooney, whom he shared many trips outdoors camping, hiking and exploring nature. His passion for travel lead him to visit all 50 states and five continents.

David is preceded in death by his brother Timothy F Mooney, father David J Mooney Sr. and mother Frances A. Mooney

David leaves behind his wife Mary Mooney; his son Brendan Mooney and wife Rebecca Mooney of Virginia Beach, Virginia; stepchildren Matthew Schulman and Gary Schulman of Weston, Florida; his sister Elizabeth Mooney Cargill and her husband David and their two children of Hampton, New Hampshire; his sister Margaret A Vasquez and her husband Dr. Daniel Vasquez of Ave Maria, Florida, her four children and three grandsons; his brother Kenneth R. Mooney and his wife Cheryl Lassiter of Phoenix, Arizona.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to SEAL Heritage Foundation (1619 D Street, Virginia Beach, VA 23459 / https://www.navysealfoundation.org/donate).

A funeral mass was held on Thursday, September 6, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Holy Rosary in Edmonds, with Father Vincent officiating.

Please share memories with the family at www.beckstributecenter.com.

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