Obituary of Carmella Nugent
Carmella F. Nugent (nee Gazzara) age 79, of Egg Harbor Township died with comfort
and dignity on October 18th 2020 in her home surrounded by her loving family.
Born July 21,1941 in Hammonton NJ, having lived in Atlantic City and subsequently Egg
Harbor Township. She graduated from Hammonton High School and worked at the New
Jersey Avenue school as a teacher’s aide, having mentored many young people. She
later worked at and retired from the Atlantic City Showboat in 2005. Carmella was a
dedicated member of the St. Bernadette’s parish in Northfield. She was a loving wife,
mother, sister, aunt, grandmother, great-grandmother, friend and adopted mother to us
Carmella was a matriarch to her family. She loved family gatherings, going shopping,
especially on Black Fridays with her grandchildren, going to the casinos and particularly
the holiday pajama parties with family. She was a steadfast Phillies and Eagles fan,
whether they won or not!
She is predeceased by her daughter Beverly and siblings Marie, Sadie and Leon. She is
survived by her beloved son Harry Nugent and her longtime adoring companion William
Hazlett (“Dum” as she called him). Survived by her caring brother Vince Gazzara (Janis)
and sister Eleanor (Kitty) Huegel, and daughter in law Kimberly Rodriuguez who was
more like a daughter. Also her devoted grandchildren Kimberly Davila, Charles (CJ)
Joseph (Noelle Joseph), Ashley Nugent and Anthony Ambio. Her cherished great
grandchildren Kayla Davila, Alaina Joseph, Kloei Davila and Carter Davila. Also
survived by many nephews and nieces including nephews Victor Gazzara (Brett
Weekes) John Tomasello, Cathy Menconi (Jeff) and Vicki Wojnicki (Todd).
Funeral services and visitation will be held at George Wimberg Funeral Home in
Linwood on Wednesday October 21st, 2020 from 9:30 - 10:30am, with mass following at 11am at St. Vincent DePaul. Internment will be private.
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Please in lieu of flowers donate to the charity of your choice or to the American Cancer
Society. Thank you to Bayada Hospice of Northfield for helping us take such excellent
care of her and keeping her in her home where she wished to be.