L. Ruth Nugent

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L. Ruth Nugent, formerly of Carolina Shores, passed away quietly on Sept. 2, 2018. She was predeceased by her husband, Walter Nugent of Carolina Shores, and her brother, William Foster (Dorothy). She is survived by her brothers, Ronald Foster (Jean) of Wilmington and Peter Noland (Connie) of Conway, S.C.

Ruth is also survived by her daughters, Nancy DeFrank (Ernest), Maryellen Owens (Donald), Holly Nugent and her son Donald Nugent (Barbara). Ruth had eight grandchildren: Kristoffer DeFrank (Janine), Jenna DeRosa (Shaun), Kenneth, Daniel and Matthew Owens and Laurel Nugent (Jeremy), Phillip and Alison Nugent. She had five great-grandchildren who she was very proud of: Skyler, Camryn, Addison, Jack and Daphne. She is also survived by her devoted health caretaker, Tasha Sewalish, and her cat, "Miss Kitty."

Ruth was involved in the Girl Scouts of America Organization more than 60 years and worked at Galey & Lord Textile and Fabric Manufacturing Co. in New York City for many years. She retired from the Briarcliff Manor Middle School in New York, where she worked as an administrative assistant to the principal.

A visitation service will take place between the hours of 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. at Brunswick Funeral Service in Shallotte on Nov. 6. In lieu of flowers a donation can be made to the A.S.P.C. in Ruth's name.

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Published in The Brunswick Beacon on Nov. 1, 2018