Mary E. "Mama Mary" Rooker, 51 the wife of Timothy Rooker of Rochester Street, Port Byron passed away Wednesday, January 12, 2023 at her home. Born in Auburn March 4, 1971, she was the daughter of Gerald "Duke" Kilmer and the late Julia "Judy" Campbell. She was employed for many years as a Certified Nurses Aide with the Cayuga County Nursing Home and The Commons on St. Anthony, a job she truly loved. Mary enjoyed nature, traveling, camping and especially loved family trips to the amusement park to ride the rides. She was a member Jehovah's Witnesses, Kingdom Hall of Waterloo.
In addition to her father Gerald, and her loving husband Tim, with whom she's been married to for over 22 years, and together 31 years, she is survived by one daughter Tracy Rooker of Port Byron; son Kyle Rooker of Port Byron; two sisters Connie Hendrickson (Terry) of WI and Tabitha Davia (Michael) of Port Byron; aunts June Asaro (Dick) and Terry Kilmer; her two dogs Oxy and Bootsy; and one grand puppy Luna.
Calling hours for Mary will be conducted Friday, January 20, 2023 from 2 to 6pm in the White Chapel Funeral Home, 2719 Erie Drive, Weedsport. A memorial service will be offered Saturday at 1:00pm at the Kingdom Hall, 1072 Route 96, Waterloo. Burial in Mount Pleasant Cemetery will take place in the spring.
Contributions may be made in memory of Mary to Hospice of the Finger Lakes, 1130 Corporate Drive, Auburn, NY 13021.