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Bernard Thomas Nugent
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Obituary for Bernard Thomas Nugent

Bernard Thomas Nugent, 85, of Hot Springs Village, Arkansas, passed away on Wednesday, May 10, 2017. He was born in Chicago, Illinois to the late Daniel Nugent and Pearl (Trieger) Nugent. He was preceded in death by his brother, Daniel Eugene Nugent.

He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Zina Nugent, a sister, Marjorie Claeson, sisters-in-law, Bonnie Nugent and Pat Cowley, brother-in-law, Claude Steelman and very special nieces and nephews.

Bernie had been an avid golfer and was a past president of the Men’s Golf Assn. at Belvedere Country Club. He was employed by his father’s freight traffic business in Chicago and owned Beaver’s Ski Chalet/Guest Ranch in Winter Park, Colorado, The Carousel Motel in Palm Desert, California and several retail stores. He was a caring and generous man with many talents who loved to travel.

A memorial service will take place at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Caruth-Hale Funeral Home.

Memorial donations can be made to Ouachita Children’s Center.

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2:00 PM
Caruth-Hale Funeral Home

155 Section Line Road
Hot Springs, AR 71913


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