Margaret E. Kent (nee Krinke) of Blairstown, NJ, formerly of Bradenton, FL, and Hackettstown< NJ, passed away peacefully on November 18, 2017 at home with her family. She would have been 100 years old this February. Margaret was born February 10, 1918 in West New York, NJ to the late Otto and Margaret Krinke. She grew up in West New York and attended Memorial High School where she graduated and later met and married the late Joseph E. Kent in June 1940. Margaret and Joseph settled in Bergenfield, NJ where they raised their two sons, Arthur and Melvin. Margaret worked as a secretary and administrative assistant for several firms in New York and New Jersey until her retirement in 1972.
Margaret leaves behind her two sons, Arthur and his wife Mary Ann and their three children, Christopher, Andrew and Kaitlin; and, Melvin, his late wife Joan and their two children, Nicole and Joseph and his wife Michelle. Margaret also leaves behind many friends and acquaintances that have graced her life over the years and whom she loved dearly.
There will be a viewing at Newbaker Funeral Home, 200 Route 94, Blairstown, NJ, on November 22, 2017 from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM. A memorial service will be held at a later date to be announced. Margaret will be laid to rest next to her husband in Bradenton, FL.