Peter J. Noonan June 27, 2015

His friend Ray Munchmeyer sent an affectionate and sad announcement of Pete Noonan‘s death:

Peter Noonan passed away in June following a 3 year battle with a brain tumor. He is survived by his wife Pam , and sons Matthew ’00 , and Greg ’04. Peter spoke throughout his illness of dealing with its effects “like a Notre Dame man” , and that he did honorably, in a manner that all of us would admire, and hope to emulate. He was fortunate enough to attend the wedding of Matthew, just days before the tumor reemerged , and that is one of the few bright spots about the demise of this great friend, and man. Peter was well enough to attend the North Carolina game this past Fall, and his presence is something that all of us present will always remember fondly.
Ray Munchmeyer
Peter J. Noonan

Peter J. Noonan

Peter J. Noonan, 68, of Little Rock, passed away on Saturday, June 27, 2015. He was born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts on September 5, 1946, the son of the late James T. and Margaret (Owens) Noonan. Raised in Lee, Massachusetts, he graduated from the Cranwell Preparatory School. He received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Notre Dame and a Master’s of Social Work and a Master’s of Business Administration with Concentration in Health Care Management from Boston University. Through his career in health care, he worked in hospitals in Boston, Massachusetts and Savannah, Georgia. In 1985 he joined The Holy Cross Health System in South Bend, Indiana and was a Senior Vice-President at Holy Cross Care Services through 2000. In 2001 he joined the St. Vincent Health System in Little Rock, Arkansas as a member of the executive team. He retired from St. Vincent in 2012.

He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Pamela (Berrigan) Noonan and two sons, Matthew Noonan (Christy) of Washington, DC and Gregory Noonan of Arlington, Virginia and one cousin, Patricia Macken, of New York City.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Christ the King Catholic Church on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. Interment will occur at a later date at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Lee, Massachusetts.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to St. Vincent Foundation, Two St. Vincent Circle, Little Rock, AR 72205. Arrangements by Ruebel Funeral Home,

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