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Elizabeth A. Nygren of Hermitage passed away at 7:41 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017, in the emergency room at Sharon Regional Medical Center. She was 97.
Mrs. Nygren was born on April 30, 1920, in Chalfant, a daughter of John and Mary (Mickel) Sember. She was a 1939 graduate of Sharon High School and attended Shenango Valley School of Business. Elizabeth was a homemaker and earlier in her life she worked in the offices at Sharon Steel, the former Farrell plant, the former Willson's Furniture Store, Sharon, and Pan American Airlines.
She was a member of the Church of Notre Dame, Hermitage. She enjoyed playing bridge, cooking, traveling and selling Avon, which she did for 10 years.
Her husband, Raymond T. Nygren Sr., whom she married Sept. 29, 1951, passed away June 18, 2015. 
She is survived by two daughters, Marcia L. Kozuch of Fredericksburg, Va., and Kathleen Dudragne and her husband, Philippe, of Gatlinburg, Tenn.; one son, Raymond T. Nygren Jr. of Citrus Heights, Calif.; one sister, Virginia Clark of Dallas, Texas; and two grandchildren, David Dudragne and Frank Kozuch III.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Mary Jane Snyder; and a brother, John Sember.

Elizabeth A., 97, of Hermitage.
Calling hours: None.
Service: Private Mass of Christian Burial in the Chapel of St. Rose Cemetery, with the Rev. Richard Allen, pastor of Church of the Notre Dame, as celebrant.
Entombment: St. Rose Mausoleum, Hermitage.
Arrangements by J. BRADLEY MCGONIGLE FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY INC., 1090 E. State St., Sharon.
Published on December 29, 2017
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