Thomas William Bent Jr.
Richardson Funeral Home
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Phoenix, AZ
Thomas William Bent, Jr., 82, passed away January 24th at Westchester Care Center. He was born in Tucson, Az. on July 15, 1921. Tom graduated from the University of Arizona with a degree in mechanical engineering. Upon graduation he took a job with the Salt River Project, becoming the Supervisor of the Mechanical Engineering Department. He retired from there after 27 years at the age of 55. Upon retireing he took a job at the Phoenix Zoo where he worked for another 9 years. Tom has been a member of Tempe/ Thunderbird Lodge #15 F&AM for the past 47 years. He is a Past Master of the Lodge, being the Master in 1964. Tom is survived by his 4 children, 6 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Memorial service will be held at Carr Tenney Mortuary 2621 S. Rural Rd. Tempe. Burial will take place at Cypress Gardens, San Diego, Ca. on Friday Jan. 30th. In lieu of flowers Tom requests contributions be made to the Thunderbird Lodge #15, 552 N. 40th St. Phoenix, Arizona 85006.
Published by The Arizona Republic on Jan. 27, 2004.
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My deepest sympathy and condolence to the Bent Family.
Tom Bent will be greatly missed by us all here at Westchester Care Center.
Kathy Wade
January 28, 2004
My deepest condolences to the family of Tom Bent. We will miss Tom and his calls for " A maint. man". Thanks for allowing us to serve Tom and Evelyn over the years.
Bruce Snider
January 28, 2004
Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.
From the Staff of Carr-Tenney Mortuary
January 27, 2004
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