Laconia-----Angeline M. Nigro died on Sunday, April 29, 2007, after a very brief illness, at the Lakes Region General Hospital with her family, close friends and priest by her side.
She was born in Whitefield, NH, January 5, 1920, the daughter of the late John and Chiarina (Valente) Nigro. She was a graduate of Whitefield High School, the Mary Hitchcock (Dartmouth) School of Nursing and Mount St. Mary’s College.
During WWII, she was a lst Lieutenant serving in the Army Nurses Corps in the European Theatre from 1942 to 1946. Following her military service, she was employed as a surgical supervisor at the Veterans’ Hospitals in White River Jct., Vermont and Manchester, New Hampshire.
Following her retirement, she resided in Laconia, was an active member of Oak Hill Golf Club, Our Lady of the Lakes Church, volunteer at the New to You Shop and traveled extensively with friends.
Survivors include two sisters, Alberta Nigro of Stoneham, Massachusetts, Grace Degan and her husband, Carson, of Danvers, Massachusetts and a nephew, Sean Degan of Salem, Massachusetts. She was predeceased by her brother, Nicholas Nigro.
At Miss Nigro’s request, there will be no visiting hours. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Our Lady of the Lakes Church, 50 Washington Street, Lakeport, NH on Thursday, May 3, 2007 at 10:00AM.
A graveside service will be held at a later date at St. Matthew’s Cemetery, Whitefield, NH.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Community Health & Hospice, Inc., 780 North Main Street, Laconia, NH, 03246, the Laconia Salvation Army, 177 Union Avenue, Laconia, NH 03246 or the Community Wellness Center, c/o LRGHealthcare, 80 Highland Street, Laconia, NH 03246.
Wilkinson-Beane Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, NH is in charge of the arrangements.