Martha Elizabeth Nugent

March 21, 1926 ‒ October 28, 2018

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Martha Elizabeth Nugent, age 92, of Mount Vernon, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, October 28, 2018 at Knox Community Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was born on March 21, 1926 in Bellville, Ohio, to the late Tom and Gladys (Swank) Grubaugh.

Martha worked at Continental Can, Mount Vernon Telephone Company, Ohio Eastern Star Home, and Tilden Lanes. Martha was a member of the Owl Creek Church of the Brethren in Ankenytown for over 60 years.  She was a Foster Grandparent for 25 years.  Martha was a past member of the Colonial City Women of the Moose Chapter 100.

Martha is survived by her son, C. Ray (Laura Ackerman) McFadden of Knox County, Ohio; a step-daughter, Georgianna Ogdan of Mount Vernon, Ohio; a granddaughter; 4 step-grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren; sisters, Leona Huggins of Fredericktown, Ohio, Mabel (Bill) Morton of Mount Vernon, Ohio; several nieces and nephews.

Along with her parents, Martha is preceded in death by her 1st husband, Clarence McFadden; 2nd husband, Gene Nugent; brothers, Tom and Robert Grubaugh.

A celebration of life service will be held on Friday, November 2, 2018 at 1:00 PM with an hour prior of visitation starting at 12:00 PM at the Owl Creek Church of the Brethren in Ankenytown; 13241 Toms Road Bellville, OH 44813 with Pastor Charles Barnill officiating . Burial will follow in Ankenytown Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Owl Creek Church of the Brethren.

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Martha Elizabeth Nugent.

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  • Our sympathy on the loss of Marty to her son, Ray and daughter, Georgianna. To my daughter Angela and my adult grandchildren Trevor Valdez and Nichole Valdez. She was a beautiful women. To Marty’s older grandchildren I pray you find peace.

  • Dear Leona, Mabel and Families, We are so sorry about the loss of your sister. We are sending you and her family our deepest sympathy and friendship. Sincerely, Susan and Dick Huggins/Fredericktown

  • I’m so sorry to hear about the passing of Marty. My sympathy and prayers to the family and friends. She was a very good neighbor and friend.