Nicholas F. Nugent
Nicholas F. Nugent

February 16, 1931 - February 9, 2018
Born in Bayonne, New Jersey
Resided in Clark, New Jersey
Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home


Nicholas F. Nugent, 86, of Clark, entered into eternal rest on Friday, February 9, 2018.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend the Funeral from the Walter Johnson Funeral Home, 803 Raritan Rd., Clark, on Wednesday, February 14 at 10:00 am, thence to the Church of St. Joseph the Carpenter, Roselle, where a Funeral Mass will be offered at 11:00 am. Interment will follow in St. Gertrude Cemetery, Colonia. Visiting hours will be on Tuesday, from 4 - 8 pm.

Nick was born in Bayonne to Nicholas and Elizabeth (Maitner) Nugent. He received his BA in Education from the University of Miami. He was Captain of Miami’s Baseball Team, which was coached by Hall of Famer, Jimmy Foxx. He also played basketball there. He was an avid swimmer and golfer. He lived in Roselle for many years, prior to moving to Clark 10 years ago.

Nick was a longtime Teacher and Coach for the Union Board of Education at Union High School and Washington Grammar School. He also taught Driver Education at the high school, as well as coaching golf and bowling, for which they won 2 state championships.

In Roselle, Nick was a lifetime member of the Knights of Columbus Council 3946 and member of the American Legion Post 229. He was also a member of the Union Elks. He was a longtime Volunteer at the Lyons VA Hospital. He was renowned for the countless thousands of postcards he wrote, sending get well wishes to family and friends.

Nick is survived by his beloved wife of 57 years Josephine (Ward) Nugent; his devoted children, Dennis Nugent, Jack Nugent and his wife Karla and Captain Thomas Nugent of the Roselle Police Dept. and his cherished grandchildren, Gregory, Marissa and Erica Nugent. He was predeceased by his daughter-in-law, Theresa Dente Nugent and his sister, Marilyn Nugent Duffy.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in his memory to the NJSGA Caddie Scholarship Fund, Notation The Claude Fusco III Memorial Fund, 3 Golf Drive, Suite 206, Kenilworth, NJ 07033.




Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home
803 Raritan Road
Clark, NJ US 07066
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Funeral Mass
Church of St. Joseph the Carpenter
160 East Third Avenue
Roselle, NJ US 07203
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
11:00 AM
St. Gertrude Cemetery
53 Inman Ave
Colonia, NJ US 07067
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
11:30 AM


NJSGA Caddie Scholarship Fund - Notation the Claude Fusco III Memorial Fund
3 Golf Drive, Suite 206
Kenilworth, New Jersey United States 07033


Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home • 803 Raritan Road • Clark, New Jersey 07066 • 732-382-6262 •
Sullivan Funeral Home • 146 East Second Avenue • Roselle, New Jersey 07203 • 908-241-2345 •

Steven N. Perlmutter
Matthew S. Perlmutter
Funeral Director, Manager, NJ Lic. No. 3539  
Funeral Director, NJ Lic. No. 4785 
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