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Nancy Kent passed away at the age of 94, on Friday, January 25, 2013, with her children at her side: Terry Kent (Marilyn), Lesley McLeod (Jim) and Lauren Dowad. She will be sadly missed by her grandsons Jeff, Trevor and Jordan, plus the Matheson family of Winnipeg, sister Peggy, nephews Jim and John, and niece Marnie. Nancy arrived in Canada from Scotland, as a wee babe in arms and the family settled in Winnipeg. While attending Daniel McIntyre high school, she met the love of her life, Bill Kent, and they were married in 1942. Nancy went to work for the Eaton's Department Store and because she was an accomplished seamstress, she was promoted to the Department Head of Notions, a position she held for many years. In 1964, the Kent Family moved from Silver Heights, Winnipeg to West Vancouver, where Nancy resided until her passing. While in both Winnipeg and West Van. she was a very active member of the United Church. Services will be held at West Van United Church, 2062 Esquimalt Ave. at 2:00 p.m. February 4, 2013. In lieu flowers, a donation to the CNIB for Macular Degeneration, would be gratefully appreciated. For those wishing to share a memory of Nancy, please visit www.hollyburnfunerals.com
Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province on Feb. 2, 2013