KENT, William
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William “Bill” Kent, 75, of Bordentown, passed away Saturday, August 9, 2014 at the Clare Estates in Bordentown. Born in Trenton, he was a lifetime Bordentown resident. A graduate of Wm. MacFarland High School in Bordentown, William served in the U.S. Navy and retired from FMC Corporation in Princeton. William was a talented carpenter who built furniture for many local Bordentown residents and the local fire departments. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing and trapping and loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. Son of the late William E. Kent, he is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, William Shaune and Michelle Kent and his grandchildren, Kieran and Riley Kent all of Palmyra, PA; his mother, Leila “Lee” Kent of Kennesaw, GA (formerly of Bordentown); his sister and brother-in-law, Gail and Cody Holman of Kennesaw, GA; a niece Karen and Bill Rawson and their children, Adam, Claire, Mercedes and Grant all of Spring Hill, FL; a nephew, Jim and Claire Gooch of Kennesaw, GA; his special friend, Shirley Ivins of Bordentown and good friend, Ruth Nelson as well as his friends and the staff at Clare Estates and the staff at Hospice of New Jersey who took such wonderful care of him. Funeral service will be held 10 am on Wednesday, August 13th at the Peppler Funeral Home, 122 Crosswicks St., Bordentown. The Rev. Tom Miller will officiate. Interment will be held in Bordentown Cemetery with a reception to follow at Villa Mannino in Bordentown. Friends may call Tuesday from 7-9pm at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in William’s name to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675 or to one of the local Bordentown Fire Departments.
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