Kent, Robert F.
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Robert Floyd Kent , 85, died at home in Ansonia on Jan. 7, 2014. He was the son of James M. and Edna Farrington Kent, born on May 3, 1928, in Niantic, CT. He graduated from Greenwich High School in 1946, and then joined the U.S. Army's 82nd Airborne Division, as a paratrooper and on the gun crew. When he returned home he went to Packard Jr. College and took to a long career in sales before he opened his own business, Kent Moving and Storage. He was a family man and avid Yankees and Giants Fan. He dearly loved his 2 grandchildren and all dogs.
He is predeceased by his brother, Clifford Kent and sister, Ruth Kent.
He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Pregler Kent, and their children Robert F. Kent Jr., and his wife Marcelene and Susan K. Sabini, her husband Lou, and his 2 grandchildren Lauren Elizabeth Sabini, and Michael Louis Sabini.
A service will be held at 10am on Sat. Jan. 11, 2014 at, Fred D. Knapp & Son Funeral Home, 267 Greenwich Ave, Greenwich, CT. interment will follow in Putnam Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family request donations in Robert's name to First United Methodist Church, 47 Franklin St., Ansonia, CT 06401.
Fred D Knapp & Son Funeral Home
267 Greenwich Ave. Greenwich, CT 06830
Published in Connecticut Post on Jan. 9, 2014