June Elizabeth Kent
June Elizabeth Kent (nee Bear) 89, Devoted Wife and Mother, passed away Sunday 3/18/18 in her home surrounded by her loving family. She is preceded in death by her beloved husband for 63 years, Edward T. Kent (Retired, Ohio Bell). June was born in North Canton to William Bear and Hazel (Blickensterfer). Martha Bear became her step-mother after Hazel’s untimely passing. June loved Solon, her Garden Club, Lunch Bunch, TOPS, and her home in Estero, FL. June had a nursing career at St. Luke’s Hospital, which is where she met her husband . After she retired from her nursing career and raised her family she had a second career at K-Mart working in the infant and children’s department, where she was loved by all. Her kind and gentle spirit touched all who knew her. She leaves behind her children Sally Corwin-Osgood (William Osgood), Douglas Kent (Rosemary), James Kent (Laura) and Betsy O’Boyle (William), grandchildren, Erin Corwin (Kristel Smith), Bridget Marquez (Lucy), Christopher Kent, Dr. Virginia Hudson (Jason), Stephanie Fisher (Brandon), Diana Kent and Jonathan Kent. She will also be missed by her great-grandchildren Evan and Olivia Hudson, Elliot and Margot Smith Corwin, Kieran and Diego Marquez. June is also survived by sisters Louise Pollack Inlo, Connie Ayers-Downey (Phil), Carol Ann Bear, and many nieces and nephews. Service at conclusion of 2-6:30PM visitation Thursday March 22 at STEINBAUER FUNERAL HOME, 33375 BAINBRIDGE RD., SOLON. Burial will be with her WWII Veteran husband at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, Rittman.