Fifth Generation


187. Lester Gott Kent was born on 30 October 1934 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. Delivered by Dr. George F. Shurtleff. He served in the military in U. S. Army. He died on 11 January 2007 at the age of 72 in Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, USA. LESTER G. KENT
Saturday, January 13, 2007 - Bangor Daily News

SWANS ISLAND - Lester Gott Kent, 72, died Jan. 11, 2007, surrounded by his loving family at a Bangor health care facility. He was born Oct. 30, 1934, on Swans Island, the son of Lester D. and Myrtle (Gott) Kent. Lester served his country in the U.S. Army. He was a lobsterman throughout his life and occasionally drove trucks. Lester will be remembered for his great sense of humor. He also had a great love for animals and dearly loved his many dogs and cats. He is survived by his wife, Gayle (Smith) Kent of Swans Island; twin sons, Darrell Kent of Bangor and Dwayne Kent of Portland, several nieces, nephews and many friends. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a sister, Lurla Montague. Friends are invited to visit with the family 10:30 a.m.-noon Saturday, Feb. 3, at the Methodist Church of Swans Island, where a service of remembrance will be held noon with the Rev. Dr. Tracy Reeves, pastor of the North Brewer-Eddington Methodist Church, officiating. Interment will be at Rose Hill Cemetery, Swan Island. Gifts in his memory may be made to the Bangor Humane Society, 693 Mount Hope Ave., Bangor, ME 04401. A service of Brookings-Smith, 133 Center St., Bangor. Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.BrookingsSmith.com <http://www.BrookingsSmith.com> Lester was buried on 3 February 2007 in Rose Hill cemetery, Atlantic.

Lester Gott Kent and Gayle Theoline Smith were married on 15 June 1963 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. Gayle Theoline Smith, daughter of Elliott Raphia Smith and Mallye Mae Kent, was born on 31 March 1937 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. Delivered by Dr. George F. Shurtleff.

Lester Gott Kent-360 and Gayle Theoline Smith-4625 had the following children:

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Darrell Elliott Kent was born on 16 September 1969. He was adopted. Twin to Dwayne Lester.

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Dwayne Lester Kent was born on 16 September 1969. He was adopted. Twin to Darrell Elliott.