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Elizabeth V. ‘Bess’ Nugent

October 4, 2013
Lake Placid News

Elizabeth V. "Bess" Nugent, 100, of Lake Placid, died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013 at Uihlein Living Center in Lake Placid.

Mrs. Nugent was born May 28, 1913 in Lake Placid, the daughter of Thomas W. and Margaret E. (Ryan) Collins. She was the wife of Theodore Nugent, who predeceased her April 17,1995.

She had worked for several years as bookkeeper at Barry & Wilson Printing, Lake Placid, she was a member of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary, Post 326, Lake Placid, a member of St. Agnes Church Altar Society and a dedicated volunteer at St. Agnes Church.

Bess is survived by four nieces: Maureen Kean, Peg Arnold, Jean Chenoweth and Ann Moorehead; two nephews: Larry Barry and Tom Lee; and several great-nieces and great-nephews and cousins.

She was predeceased by her parents, Thomas and Margaret Ryan; her husband, Theodore; six sisters: Mildred Enderle, Anna LaGoy, Jo Trainer, Veronica Lee, Mary Rollier and Florence Barry; and two brothers: Lawrence Collins and James Collins.

Calling hours will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4 at the M. B. Clark, Inc. Funeral Home in Lake Placid. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5 at St. Agnes Catholic Church in Lake Placid. The Rev. John Yonkovig will officiate. Burial will follow in St. Agnes Cemetery, Lake Placid.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to St. Agnes Heritage Fund or Uihlein Living Center in her memory.

Relatives and friends are invited to "light a candle" and share a memory, prayer or online condolences at



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