Deacon George Nugent dies

| June 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

Deacon George Nugent

Deacon George Nugent, 87, died June 3.

He was born May 13, 1931, and served as a permanent deacon in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis for more than 25 years. Deacon Nugent was ordained in 1992 and served at Mary, Mother of the Church in Burnsville from 1992 to 1998 followed by All Saints in Lakeville from 1998 until early this year. He also served as All Saints’ administrator of facilities and helped the parish develop a partnership with a parish on the Caribbean island of Dominica, where All Saints parishioners build homes for the poor.

Deacon Nugent was preceded in death by his wife, Sue, who died in 2011. They had seven children.

A wake for Deacon Nugent will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. June 7 at Henry Anderson Mortuary in Apple Valley. His visitation will be 9 a.m. June 8 at All Saints followed by a 10 a.m. funeral Mass. Burial in All Saints Cemetery will follow after a luncheon at the parish.

Editor’s note: An earlier version of this story included an incorrect birthday and age for Deacon Nugent. The Catholic Spirit apologizes for the error.

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