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“Karen So so sorry to hear of your mom's passing. May sweet memories somehow ease the pain. Condolences to your family. Deepest sympathy. Joey ”
1 of 1 | Posted by: Joey D'Angelo - Worcester, MA

Anna H. (Kwiatkowski) Nugent, 85, of Worcester, peacefully passed away at home on September 5th 2015 while with family. Leonard J. Nugent (her husband of 47 years) predeceased her in 1998 She is survived by three sons, Leonard E. Nugent and his wife Mary Ann of Dalzell, SC, Timothy F. Nugent and his wife Deborah of Woodbridge, VA, Thomas J. Nugent and his wife Darlene of Worcester, MA and her daughter, Karen A. Nugent (with whom she lived) and her companion Michael Coonan; six grandchildren, Melodie, Ryan, Timothy, Patrick, Jennifer and Thomas; seven great grandchildren Katelyn, Carissa, Peyton, Cheyenne, Isabel, William and Jack; several nieces and nephews, notably Marjorie, Patrcia, Debora, Tammy and Terry. The youngest and last of twelve, Anna, was born in Worcester a daughter of Helen and Joseph Kwiatkowski.
Mrs. Nugent was a expert presser for several clothing manufacturers in the area. She also worked ten years at Howard Johnsons Hotel. Years later retiring from Radlock Co.
Anna loved oceans, mountains, waterfalls and taking walks. She was an avid pedestrian by choice (she never drove a car) who embraced the freedom associated with not having to rely on a car to get around locally. She enjoyed playing bingo, cards, board games, making puzzles, word search books, fishing, horror movies, computer games (bejeweled, solitaire, bookworm) and her exciting trips to the casino.
In earlier years, knitting and latch hooking were a passion. She cherished her extensive collection of salt & pepper shakers, many of which were gifts from family. Her love of music was apparent especially Country and Polkas which you could often hear blaring down the hallway. And if you were lucky enough, you would hear her beautiful harmonies. Of her many pleasures, being with family was the most rewarding. Anna looked forward to her trips to California visiting her last surviving sister Vanda B. Rapinchuk, who passed away last November at age 93.
Anna overcame many obstacles, which includes being a 28 year Breast Cancer Survivor. A natural blue-eyed beauty, who never wore a stitch of makeup and was often the life of the party. Anna was very proud of the strength inherent in her Polish heritage.
If you wish to pay your respects, the funeral will be held on Saturday, September 12, 2015 from HENRY - DIRSA FUNERAL HOME, 33 Ward St., with a Mass at 10:00 a.m. in Our Lady of Czestochowa Church, 34 Ward St. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery. Calling hours in the funeral home will be on Friday, September 11, 2015 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to Elder Services of Worcester or your favorite charity.