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Henry "Hank" Kent

February 13, 1936 December 1, 2018
Henry "Hank" Kent
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Obituary for Henry "Hank" Kent

Henry “Hank” Kent, 82, of Fairmount, passed away Saturday, December 1, 2018 at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center surrounded by his loving family. A lifetime resident of the Syracuse area, he was a graduate of Christian Brothers Academy and Le Moyne College.

Hank retired in 1999 after 40 years with Lamson Corp. and was a member of the professional organization, APICS. He coached Optimist baseball and loved the game of golf including managing a golf league at Westhill. He also enjoyed model trains and fishing but the love of his family and especially spending time with his grandchildren was his greatest joy. He was a communicant of Holy Family Church.

Hank was predeceased by all of his siblings.

Surviving are his wife of 59 years, the former Jean Lange; children, Paul Kent of NYC, Sue Maxwell-Barnes (Rich) of Buffalo and Patrick (Susie Hensler) Kent of Washington, DC; grandchildren, Patrick, Thomas, Robert, Zachary, Frankie, Margaret, and Christophe; and many nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends may call Thursday, December 6 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Buranich Funeral Home, 5431 W. Genesee St., Camillus.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday, December 7 at 10 a.m. in Holy Family Church. Henry will be laid to rest in Greenlawn Cemetery, Warners.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Holy Family Food Pantry, 127 Chapel Dr., Syracuse, NY 13219.

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4:00 PM 12/6/2018 4:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 12/6/2018 6:00:00 PM
Buranich Funeral Home

5431 W. Genesee Street
Camillus, NY 13031

Buranich Funeral Home
5431 W. Genesee Street Camillus 13031 NY
United States





10:00 AM 12/7/2018 10:00:00 AM
Holy Family Church

127 Chapel Dr.

Holy Family Church
127 Chapel Dr. SYRACUSE 13219 NY
United States

Cemetery Details


Greenlawn Cemetery Final Resting Place

2932 Warners Rd.

2932 Warners Rd. WARNERS 13164 NY
United States

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