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William "Bill" F. Kent, 103, beloved husband of the late Ruth F. Kent, passed peacefully away Sunday, November 8, 2015 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Eau Claire, Wisconsin to Charles and Minnie (Borgwardt) Kent.
Bill was proud to serve as a Sergeant in the US Army during WWII. He moved to Hartford where he met his wife Ruth during a dance on top of the Town Hall. He was employed by AC Petersen Farms for 27 years before his retirement. Bill was a devoted, trustworthy man who was a good neighbor and donated his time to the Burnside United Methodist Church. He was a disciplined man who instilled his strong values and ethics to his family. He cherished the time spent with his family and will be dearly missed.
Bill is survived by his granddaughter Deb Walters and her husband Robert of Ellington; his great grandchildren, Ashley Frye of Vernon, Alyssa and Brandan Walters of Ellington; his daughter in-law, Barbara Kent of Tolland and many dear friends and family. He was predeceased by his son Richard Kent and his brother Kelly Kent.
Calling Hours will be held on Friday, Nov. 13th, from 2 to 4PM and 6 to 8PM at Glastonbury Funeral Home, 450 New London Tpk., Glastonbury. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, Nov. 14th, at 10AM, at New Covenant United Methodist Church, 16 Church St., East Hartford 06108. Please meet directly at church. Burial will follow in Hillside Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations in memory of William F. Kent may be made to the New Covenant United Methodist Church or the Channel 3 Kids Camp, 73 Times Farm Rd., Andover 06232.
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