Connie A. nugent

b. 28 June 1937, d. 28 March 2015
Connie A. Nugent
March 28, 2015
Connie A. Nugent
     Connie A. nugent married Richard Burkett. She was born on 28 June 1937. She died on 28 March 2015 at age 77; Constance Ann Nugent Burkett, 77, of Hagerstown, Maryland, lost her battle with cancer and passed away peacefully Saturday, March 28, 2015, at her home.

Born June 28, 1937, in Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late Ralph Gerard and Mary Mildah McFerren Nugent.

Connie was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Richard “Dick” Burkett, on December 3, 2013; two sisters, Jeanne M. Jones and Nancy K. Wisherd.

She graduated from Hagerstown High School, Class of 1955. Connie began her career as a teenager working the switchboard at Leiter Brother's Department Store in downtown Hagerstown, and went on to become the manager of the store. Connie later managed Routzahn's furniture store at Longmeadow Shopping Center until she changed career paths and began working at Associated Radiologists until her retirement in 2000.

Connie shared a love for horses and racing with her husband for many years. She loved reading, antiquing and collecting cast iron. Her compassion for animals knew no bounds.

She is survived by one stepdaughter, Deborah Everhart; one grandson, David Everhart and wife, Kerri; two great-grandsons, Garrett and Caleb Everhart, all of Hagerstown; one brother, James B. Nugent of Greencastle, Pennsylvania; several nieces and nephews; and her beloved cat named Sammy.

Services will be held Wednesday, April 1, at 11 a.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd. Hagerstown, Maryland. The Rev. Dr. Stephen D. Robison will officiate. Burial will be at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Humane Society of Washington County, 13011 Maugansville Road, Hagerstown, MD 21740; or Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave. Hagerstown, MD 21740.

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