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Rose T Nugent

October 15, 1927January 14, 2020

Rose Terese Nugent, age 92 of Chicago, IL, passed away on January 14, 2020. She was the daughter of the late Henry Lawrence Blim Jr. and Isabel Catherine Shannon on Oct 15, 1927, in Cook County, Chicago, Illinois. She attended the Notre Dame High School for Girls and is a graduate of the St. Joseph Hospital School of Nursing and worked at St Joseph’s Hospital. Rose was predeceased by her loving husband of 40 years, Girard Charles Nugent; she was also predeceased by her sisters Isabell Driscoll, Mary Blim, Gertrude Blim and her brother Henry Blim. She is survived by her sons Patrick (Carolyn), Allen, TX, James (Suzanne), Lake Como, NJ, Kevin (Olga), Lombard, IL and her daughters Mary (the late Kirk) Contento (Oak Lawn, IL), Maureen Brogni (Arlington Heights, IL) and Kathy (Brent) Paxton, Zion, IL. She is also survived by her ten grand children Heather Kremer (Little Elm, TX), Steven Nugent (McKinney, TX), Joseph Nugent (Portland, OR), Alexandra Nugent (Brooklyn, NY), Alyssa Contento, Anthony and Colleen Brogni, Samuel, Zachery and Zoe Paxton. She also enjoyed five great grand children Skyler and Brenden Nugent, Carley, Andy, and Ryleigh Kremer. Rose, who always smiled, made friends wherever she went while staying very strong in her faith and her love for our Lord. During her retirement she pursued her love of art and enjoyed it’s relaxation and the joy it brought to others; but also enjoyed her travel within the states, Europe and her lifelong friends. Visitation Sunday, January 19, 2020, 4:00 pm to 8:00 PM at Drake & Son Funeral Home, 5303 N. Western Avenue, Chicago, IL 60625. Mass of Christian Burial Monday, January 20, 2020, 9:00 am at St. Gertrude Church, 1420 W. Granville Ave., Chicago, IL. 60660. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Carmelite Monastery, 49 Mount Carmel Road, Santa Fe, NM, 87505-0352, or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memorial and Honor Gifts, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN, 38148-0142, https://www.stjude.org/donate/. Interment Calvary Cemetery, Evanston, Il. Info: 773-561-6874


  • Visitation Sunday, January 19, 2020
  • Mass of Christian Burial Monday, January 20, 2020


Rose T Nugent

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Eileen Beairsto Mahoney

January 17, 2020

Dear Jim, Suzanne and Nugent Family.

Our deepest condolences on the passing of your Dear Mother Rose. It was a pleasure to spend time with her when she visited NJ. I have such fond memories of her genuine kindness and excitement to be visiting all of you and being with her grandchildren Alex and Joe. She truly was a gem. God Bless the Nugent Family and our prayers will continue for each of you. Love Eileen and Mike Mahoney

Donald Mooney

January 16, 2020

Mrs. Nugent was a gentle soul who inspired me to be kind to others. She was like another mother to me since I have known her since 1st Grade. Your Faith gave me strength in my life. You will be dearly missed.

Love ❤️ Donald

Amelia Giglio

January 16, 2020

Dear Jim
Will never forget the first time We met your Mom and Dad in Manalapan NJ. It was a beautiful day and a great time. There were times later spent with Rose Which were very special to me as she was a kind loving and beautiful mom and so glad I had these times to share with her. Rest in Peace Love Amelia (Amy)