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Doris Ann Kent

AGE: 87 • formerly of Pennsauken

Doris Ann Kent (nee Oakley) of Collingswood passed peacefully on Thursday, February 14, 2013 in Voorhees, NJ. Doris was born in Laflin, PA on February 28, 1925 to James and Verna (Williams) Oakley. She had an older sister Jane (Oakley) Malpass who predeceased her. Doris grew up in forty Fort, PA and was a graduate of Forty Fort High School Class of 1942. In 1945 married Hugh B. Kent (Predeceased 1999) and moved to New Jersey in 1950. She worked in the Farm Bureau in Trenton and later Artcraft Wire in Pennsauken for over 20 years. She lived in Pennsauken for 52 years before moving to Collingswood in 2008. Doris was an active member of The Pennsauken United Methodist Church for many years. During her life as a mother she was a Cub Scout Den Mother, active in the PTA and PYAA associations and is a member of the Athene Chapter No. 201 Order of the Eastern Star of New Jersey. She loved doing Cryptograms and watching the Phillies.

She is survived by her two sons Bruce A. Kent of Gibbsboro, NJ, Clifford P. Kent of Lindenwold, NJ, nephews Harry Malpass of Allen, TX, and Chuck Malpass of Shavertown, PA, and First Cousin Nancy (McGraw) Brace of Dallas, PA.

Visitation 10AM, Service 11AM at Stephenson Brown Funeral Home, 33 West Maple Avenue, Maple Ave., Merchantville, NJ, and Interment following at Lakeview Memorial Park, Cinnaminson, NJ Wednesday, February 20th.

Published in Courier-Post on Feb. 16, 2013
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