John Joseph (Jack) Kent
Passed on: November 18th, 2012
Passed away peacefully at Dr. Walter Templeman Hospital, Bell Island on November 18th ,2012 in his 90th year. He was born on Bell Island on April 23rd, 1922. He was a carpenter and member of the Catholic Church, and enjoyed playing the fiddle for many years. He retired in 1987 at age 65. Predeceased by his parents: Peter and Agnes (Quigley) Kent; his loving wife of 59 years, Kathleen (Slade) Kent; daughter Kathleen; brothers: Ned, Peter, Ted, Richard; sisters: Mary Keels and Elizabeth Kolonel and special nephew Karl Kent. Leaving to mourn his sons: Jack (Gloria), Gord (Paula), Bill (Linda) ,Joe (Lorraine), Tony (Diane), Barry (Mona), Mario (Donna); daughters: Sheree (Rick Major), Alana (Bob Walters), Jacintha (Bill Fox), sisters: Alice (Wilfred Whalen deceased), Agnes (Philip O’Keefe deceased), Catherine (Albert Carpentier); twenty-four grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and a large circle of family and friends. A special Thank you to the doctors and staff at the Bell Island Hospital. Resting at Pendergast’s Funeral Home Bell Island on Tuesday and Wednesday from 2 - 4 p.m. and 7 - 9 p.m. Funeral Mass will take place at St. Michael’s Church, Bell Island on Thursday, November 22nd, 2012 at 2:00 p.m.