NUGENT - Grace L., 79 of Long Beach, NY, passed away Tuesday October 15, 2013. She was a loving mother and elementary school teaching having taught on Long Island. In addition, she was an elementary school teacher for the US Air Force in Misawa, Japan and Normandy, France from 1959-1962. She received her Masters degree from Hofstra University. Grace was born May 25, 1934 to the late Kathryn Kerwin Nugent and James Nugent the 2nd in Forest Hills, NY. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her eldest brother, James Nugent the 3rd. Grace is survived by her daughter, Kathryn Nugent Casale, Kathryn's husband Frank and grandchildren Daniel, Alexandra, William, and Jake Casale of Glen Cove, NY. She is further survived by her brother Neil Nugent, his wife Patricia of Huntington, NY and many nieces and nephews. A service will be held 4-7pm Saturday at Whitting Funeral Home in Glen Head, NY.
Published in Newsday on Oct. 18, 2013