Obituaries

Doris Lambert
B: 1930-12-06
D: 2018-12-14
View Details
Lambert, Doris
Richard Hendel
B: 1944-08-31
D: 2018-12-12
View Details
Hendel, Richard
Patricia Cowperthwaite
B: 1935-06-19
D: 2018-12-10
View Details
Cowperthwaite, Patricia
Priscilla Tremblay
B: 1927-03-28
D: 2018-12-10
View Details
Tremblay, Priscilla
George Fliegelman
B: 1936-12-06
D: 2018-12-10
View Details
Fliegelman, George
Paul Jachim
B: 1920-09-27
D: 2018-12-06
View Details
Jachim, Paul
Clara Church
B: 1934-12-15
D: 2018-12-05
View Details
Church, Clara
Peter Vicki
B: 1943-06-12
D: 2018-12-04
View Details
Vicki, Peter
Jadwiga Bagley
B: 1946-06-17
D: 2018-12-01
View Details
Bagley, Jadwiga
Mary Popick
B: 1915-01-01
D: 2018-12-01
View Details
Popick, Mary
Valeda Bouchard
B: 1926-12-07
D: 2018-11-30
View Details
Bouchard, Valeda
Marie Fish
B: 1923-09-23
D: 2018-11-27
View Details
Fish, Marie
Marilyn Brassard
B: 1934-12-12
D: 2018-11-26
View Details
Brassard, Marilyn
Alfred Martin
B: 1919-05-08
D: 2018-11-26
View Details
Martin, Alfred
George Worthington
B: 1935-07-17
D: 2018-11-26
View Details
Worthington, George
Lennox Brodeur
B: 1934-09-04
D: 2018-11-24
View Details
Brodeur, Lennox
Angela Albee
B: 1993-04-07
D: 2018-11-24
View Details
Albee, Angela
Mildred Weber
B: 1917-01-11
D: 2018-11-24
View Details
Weber, Mildred
Alice Polowitzer
B: 1938-05-15
D: 2018-11-24
View Details
Polowitzer, Alice
Jessica Provencher-Beauregard
B: 1988-01-05
D: 2018-11-23
View Details
Provencher-Beauregard, Jessica
Elizabeth March
B: 1961-05-25
D: 2018-11-21
View Details
March, Elizabeth

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
76 Prospect Street
Rockville-Vernon, CT 06066
Phone: (860) 875-5490
Fax: (860) 872-8200
About An Amazing Life|Help

James B.
Kent

June 11, 1936 – October 11, 2018

Share this tribute
James Kent James Kent
Memorial Candles Lit for James | SEE ALL
"We are honored to provide this Book of Memories to the family."
— Tolland Memorial Funeral Home

Obituary for James B. Kent

James B. Kent, 82, of Tolland, CT, beloved husband of Priscilla (Standish) Kent passed away Thursday, October 11th 2018. He was born June 11th 1936 in Hartford, CT, the son of the late Joseph Willard and Kathryn Helena (Bahan) Kent.

He attended Hartford High School, Hillyer College, Manchester Community College and earned an associate’s degree in accounting. After leaving high school he enlisted the U.S Army Corps. of Engineers. He was stationed in Alaska which always held dear memories for him. Shortly after Army discharge he married his beloved wife Priscilla, in 1960. They put down roots in Tolland in 1970 where Jim built their dream home. He secured employment with Pratt & Whitney as a manufacturing engineer where he proudly served them for over 30 years. He was an elected member of the community with service to: Tolland Board of Selectman, Knights of Columbus, Eucharistic Minister, Youth Minister, Historical Society, youth basketball coach, and the Chamber of Commerce. He was also a dedicated committee member for the State Vocational Education system. He had countless hobbies that consisted of; woodworking, cooking, traveling and watching sports. What he loved best was being with his family.

James is survived by Priscilla, his “favorite wife” of 58 years, his daughter Kathleen Kent of Glastonbury, CT, his son Timothy Kent (Heidi) of Chatham, MA, son Christopher Kent (Diana) of Ashford, CT, and son James Kent (Shannon) of Ellington, CT, 13 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Jim was also survived by his 2 brothers, Willard Kent of Vernon, CT, Peter Kent of Reno, NV, and countless extended family members. He was predeceased by his brother Stephen Kent (Phyllis) of Glen Burnie, MD.

Relatives and friends are welcome to join the family from 4-7pm on Friday, October 19th 2018 at the Tolland Memorial Funeral Home, 375 Merrow Rd (Rte. 195) Tolland, CT, with military honors following at 7pm. A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, October 20th at 11am at St. Matthew’s church, (111 Tolland Green) Tolland, CT. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations in James’ name may be made to the charity of the donors choice. For online condolences please visit: www.pietrasfuneralhome.com

To send flowers to the family of James B. Kent, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

PRINT

Visitation

When Friday, October 19th, 2018 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Location
Tolland Memorial Funeral Home
Address
375 Merrow Road
Tolland, CT
Additional Information Military honors will follow at 7pm.
Send Flowers for James's visitation
Guaranteed delivery before James's visitation begins

Service Information

When
Saturday, October 20th, 2018 11:00am
Location
St. Matthew's Church
Address
Tolland, CT