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Brian Cooper Kent

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Brian Cooper Kent

AGE: 78 • Neptune

Brian Cooper Kent, 78, of Neptune, NJ passed away on Wednesday November 9, 2016 at the Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune. Brian was born and raised in Watkins Glen, NY and has been a resident of Neptune since 1983. He was a graduate of the Morristown Beard Prep School. After graduation he enlisted in the United States Army and made it a career for 20 years before retiring in 1974 as Master Sergeant. After his retirement from the army, he began his own business, Kentronix Test Equipment which he ran for over 40 years. He loved to golf, traveling to many parts of the world for scuba diving, sightseeing and just relaxing with friends. Brian was a close friend of Bill W for 42 years.

He is survived by his wife of 32 years Maryann Cooper Kent, his daughter Kimberly Kent, his son John Kent, sister Dianne Kent Robinson (Stephen), stepdaughter Kathleen Cannata (Tina Underwood), stepson Richard Cannata (Melia) and his cherished grandson Kip Cannata.

A memorial gathering is scheduled from 3pm to 6pm on Saturday November 19, 2016 at the Bongarzone Funeral Home, 2400 Shafto road, Tinton Falls. All other services were private. In lieu of flowers the family has requested that donations be made to one of the following local organizations. The Foodbank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties, or the Jersey Shore Rescue Mission, For online condolences, please visit Brian's memorial website at
Published in Asbury Park Press on Nov. 16, 2016
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