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Gerard J. “Joe” Kent

June 7, 1943 - July 21, 2020

Gerard J. “Joe” Kent, age 77, of Clayton, DE, passed away on Monday, July 21, 2020.

Born in Virginia on June 7, 1943, he was a son of the late Albert J. and Mary (Crelling) Kent. Joe proudly served his country in the US Navy and was a dedicated Verizon employee for 37 years. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting and fishing. Joe also liked cooking in his spare time. Above all, he loved spending time with his family and friends.

Joe is survived by his wife, Patricia (Durante) Kent; son, Scott D. Kent of Wilmington; stepson, Barry L. Isaacs; and grandchildren, Donovan Kent and Amelia Kent.

A committal service with military honors will be held at 1 pm on Wednesday, July 29, 2020, at Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear, DE. Face masks will be required for all in attendance.


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28 Condolences for Gerard J. “Joe” Kent

  • I’m so sorry for your loss. Keeping you in my prayers ❤️

  • Fly high with the angels Joe, always look after Patty from above ! Luv ya Boyfriend RIP

  • I am so sorry for your loss, Joe was always a welcome sight for me. May you Rest in Peace. Heaven just received another Angel 😇

  • My deepest condolences to Patty and the family. You are all in my thoughts and prayers at this very difficult time.

  • So very sorry for your loss

  • So sorry for your loss.❤️

  • our deepest condolences to you , Patty and the family, he was the greatest, many memories of him over the last 30 years , we’ll miss him.

  • My condolences to the family expecially Patty Joe was a wonderful guy met him at Tall pines never saw him without a smile on his face. He came when God called him.Rest in Peace Joe no more pain

  • Patty, I am so sorry to hear this. You and the family are in my prayers. Joe was a great guy and I always spoke to him at Hollywood.

  • So sorry for your loss…RIP Joe…

  • I am so sorry for your loss

  • Patty,
    So sorry to read of Joe’s passing.

    JoAnne Bierly
    VFW Post 8185 Aux
    Port Deposit, MD

  • My thoughts and prayers are with you Patty and the family. Joe was a great guy. We all had a lot of fun together. RIP Joe.

  • Our thoughts and prayers are with you Pat, and the family.

  • Condolences to Patty and his family.
    R.I.P. Joe

  • Condolences to the family. Joe was a free spirit. I enjoyed his upbeat personality and can still hear his laugh. We shared the same date for our birthday and always teased each other about that. Gone too soon. Rest in Peace Joe.

  • Patty, I am so sorry about your husband passing , prayer and love for all that loved him

  • R I P Joe

  • R.I.P. Gerard. Our deepest condolences to Patti and your children.

  • A good friend. We had some great times together. My condolences to his wife and family.

  • I am so sad to hear of Joe’s passing. Please except my deepest condolences. RIP Joe.

  • So sorry….he was my supervisor for several months…back in R.C.M.A.C…1997…he was a cool..smooth guy…condolences to you Patty…and family!!

  • Hey Joe,
    Some of the best times of my life were spent with you and our shared friends including Unca Louie. and one other super special guy. Aboard the Diablo, at the beach, or down at your basement bar, so many incredibly fun days and nights. Thanks for the ready-mix, the hilarity, the memories. You are remembered.

  • Sad loss as Joe was also a super telephone technician.

  • Sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts are with you.

  • Patty and family,

    Sorry for you loss. Our thoughts are with you.

  • Our deepest condolences for your loss. Nothing but fond memories of a sweet man.

  • So sorry for your loss 🙏’s are with you ❣️