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Vivian Adelaide Pugarelli

September 26, 1929 — March 11, 2023


Vivian Adelaide Pugarelli, age 93, of Clarksville, TN passed away on Saturday, March 11, 2023 at Ahava Healthcare. She was born September 26, 1929 in Rahway, NJ to the late Austin Sully and Alberta Pierre Sully. Vivian later lived in New York City, Chicago, Florida, and Tennessee.

Vivian had been a member of the Pentecostal Church since 1983. She worked as a Concessionaire Extraordinaire at the Ashland Skating Rink for 16 years. Vivian was also a philanthropist who gave away her inheritance to those in need. She sponsored African children as well as Russian refugees to Israel. She was affectionately known as "Granny" and was also referred to as the "Grambam."

Left to cherish her memory are her children, Debbie (Michael) Joseph and Terry Lockhart; 13 grandchildren, Kevin Carl, Sean Carl, Jamie Carl, Christopher Pugarelli, Jackie Pugarelli, Kimberly Otts, James Joseph, David Joseph, Jon Joseph, Christiana Miller, Rebekah Joseph, Isaac Joseph, and Joanna Baggett; 26 great-grandchildren, and 5 great-great grandchildren.

Final arrangements entrusted to Gateway Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 335 Franklin St. Clarksville, TN 37040. Phone: 931-919-2600. Online condolences may be made by visiting

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