KENT, Edith Jane (Boyle)


Died peacefully at home Sunday, July 2, 2017 in her 90th year.

Beloved wife of Harold Greydon Kent for almost 70 years. Dear mother of Glen (Shirley), Arlene Kent-Wilkinson (Dan), Brenda (Steve Ritza), Lynn (Jane) and Cindy Pessione (Sandy).

Grandmother of Tania Kent (Jason), (late Sam Kent), Kent Wilkinson (Brittany), Grey Wilkinson (Jana), Tyler Caughill (Monica), Jeff Caughill (Amber), Jennifer Kent, Hillary Glawson (Dallas), Tricia Kent, Lauren Pessione (Nick) and Ariel Pessione. Great-grandmother of Cassandra Quiroga (Brandon), Rebecca Kent-Chiasson, Josephine Kent, Jake Johnson, Jake Caughill, Hudson Caughill, Chase Glawson, Pierce Glawson and Reid Glawson.

Sister of late Jack Boyle (late Ella), late Grace Hollingsworth (late Lloyd), late Herb Boyle (late Helen), late Marie Barton (late Maurice), late Allan Boyle (Edith), late Ross Boyle (Ethyl), late infant Roy Boyle, and Dorothy Wigmore (late Stanley). Sister-in-law of Elsie Stevens (late Harold), Leona Read (Ernie), Jean Gallagher (late Bud), Jo Rains (Gord) and Fred Kent (Joy).

A sincere thank-you to the many local service agencies, care givers and thoughtful neighbours and friends that made it possible for Mom to spend her final year at home. We cannot thank-you enough.

Donations to the Harmony St. Mark’s Memorial Fund or charity of your choice would be appreciated.

Cremation has taken place. At Edith’s request there will be no visitation. A private family service is planned.

Arrangements entrusted to Arthur Funeral Home & Cremation Centre (492 Wellington St. East, Sault Ste. Marie, 705-759-2522).  Expressions of sympathy may be offered at