James Sherwood "J" Bent

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DOVER - James "J" Sherwood Bent, 67, of Dean Drive, died at the Hyder Family Hospice House on Tuesday, July 19, 2016. Born November 15, 1948, in Keene, N.H., the son of Ellsworth "Bunka" and Josephine (Harris) Bent. He graduated from UNH and went on to work for WTSN/The Bay for many years.

He was a member of First Parish Church in Dover where he served on the Deacons and Wardens committees.

James is survived by his wife of 22 years, Emma (Eckhardt) Bent; his son Taylor F. Bent of Dover; a step son Timothy C. Harris of Greenland, N.H., and numerous cousins, nephews and great friends.

He was predeceased by his parents and his brother Frank Bent.

SERVICES: Calling hours will be on Friday, July 22, 2016, from 4-6 p.m., at the Tasker Funeral Home, 621 Central Ave., Dover, N.H. A memorial service will be held Saturday, July 23, 2016, at 11 a.m., at First Parish Church on Central Ave., in Dover.

Please go to www.taskerfh.com to sign the on-line guest book.

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Tasker Funeral Home - Dover
621 Central Ave
Dover, NH 03820
(603) 742-4961
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