Mary 'Betty' Kent
Born In: Colliers, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed in: Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
Passed on: June 25th, 2012
Betty Kent died peacefully, after a brief illness, on June 25, 2012, at Thomas Hall, Shannex Parkland, in Fredericton, N.B., in the presence of family members.
She was born on Aug. 16 in Colliers, Nfld., the daughter of the late James and Cecilia (Rotchford) Burke.
Betty was predeceased, in 1994, by her husband, Len Kent, of Westmount, Cape Breton, N.S.
She is survived by daughters, Diane Kent Gillis (Greg Gillis), Fredericton, N.B., Linda Kent (Stephen Pardoe), Hinchinbrooke, Que., Allison Boudreau (Raymond), Spruce Grove, Alta., Claire Kent (Michael McDonald), London, England, Ruth Kent (David Porcellato), Port Elgin, Ont., Cynthia Kent (Kevin West), Carleton Place, Ont.; two sisters, Catherine Coady (Bill), St. John’s, Nfld., and Anne Hutchinson (Hutch), Fairfield, California; and two brothers, James Burke, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Nick Burke, Toronto, Ont.; as well as many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her brother, Patrick Burke of St. John’s, Nfld.
Betty deeply loved her grandchildren and treasured the time spent with each of them. Her grandchildren include; Kristine Moore (Cliff Van Kempen), Barrie, Ont., Cara Gillis (Jeff Lawler), Los Angeles, California, Kaitlyn Gillis (Tom Joyce), Fredericton, N.B., Catherine Boudreau, Edmonton, Alta., Adrian Boudreau, Spruce Grove, Alta., Ellen and Rachael McDonald, London, England, and Hannah Kent, Port Elgin, Ont.
Following cremation, a visitation will be held at McAdam’s Funeral Home from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, June 28. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 12 noon on Friday, June 29, 2012 at St. Dunstan’s Parish Church, Fredericton, followed by a reception in the Monsignor Boyd Family Centre.
For those who wish, charitable donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Online condolences may be made at www.mcadamsfh.com.