Sophie Nugent

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Sophie Nugent


WELLSVILLE - Sophie Nugent, 93, of Wellsville, passed away Thursday, January 2, 2020, at East Liverpool City Hospital.


She was born January 29, 1926, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the daughter of the late Eli and Anna (Obranovich) Dragisich. In addition to her parents, Sophie was preceded in death on June 24, 1995, by her husband, Frank Nugent, and on March 6, 2016, by her daughter, Joyce Lynn. She was also preceded in death by two sisters: Dorothy Stepanovich and Ruby Franczak; and one brother, Dush "Dan" Dragisich.


Sophie graduated from Southside High School in 1944. She had been employed as an administrative assistant for the former Southside Hospital in Pittsburgh. She was a member of the former Immaculate Conception Church.


Survivors include her son-in-law, Mike Lynn, with whom she resided; two granddaughters: Melissa Stifano and her husband, Tony, of Los Angeles, CA, and Anne Raphington of Youngstown, OH; and one grandson, Steven Lynn of Silver Spring, MD. Also surviving are three great-grandchildren: Alexandra and Nicholas Lynn, and Makenna Raphington; and several nieces and nephews.                


According to Sophie's wishes, no services will be held.


Burial will be in St. Elizabeth Cemetery.


Roberts Funeral Home in Wellsville is entrusted with Sophie's arrangements.


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