Sister Mary Ann Nugent, age 82, passed away on December 31, 2020, at Genesis Hospital in Zanesville, Ohio.
She was born on May 8, 1938, in Cambridge, Ohio, daughter of the late Lawrence and Christine (Hulka) Nugent. She entered the convent in 1957 and professed her vows in 1959. Sister Mary Ann earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Silver Lake College, Manitowoc, Wisconsin; Master of Arts from Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio; and a Ph. D. in Educational Leadership from Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Sister Mary Ann ministered as a teacher at St. Paul, Manitowoc; St. Pius X, Appleton; St. William, Waukesha and St. Mary Brillion, all in Wisconsin as well as at St. Willibrord, Chicago, Illinois; St. Agnes, Mingo Junction; St. Mary, Delaware and St. Nicholas, Zanesville, all in Ohio. She served as principal at St. Mary, Delaware and St. Nicholas, Zanesville, Ohio, and Holy Family, Green Bay, Wisconsin. Sister Mary Ann was also a member of the faculty at Silver Lake College, Manitowoc, Wisconsin. Following her many years in the classroom, Sister Mary Ann was a Sponsor Presence Representative at Genesis HealthCare System, Zanesville, Ohio.
Sister Mary Ann is survived by: Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity, brothers (sisters-in-law): Lawrence Nugent, James (Guliz) Nugent, William Nugent, Paul (Deborah) Nugent; sisters (brothers-in-law): Margaret (William) Ditto, Winifred (Henry) Wells, Patricia (Jerry) Jones; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents: Lawrence and Christine (Hulka) Nugent, and sisters (brother-in-law) Elizabeth (Richard) Jackson and Barbara Nugent.
A Memorial Mass for Sister Mary Ann Nugent will take place at Holy Family Convent at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, December 13 2021, with a public viewing beginning at 9:30 a.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to support retired Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity, in care of FSCC Retirement Fund, Holy Family Convent, 2409 S. Alverno Rd., Manitowoc, WI 54220
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