Born Jan. 8, 1934, he was a son of the late Clyde and Lillian Cass Lent. He graduated from the Wyalusing High School, a member of the class of 1951. He married the former Carol Earle of Troy on Nov. 20, 1965. They just celebrated their 48th wedding anniversary last week.
Steve was a lifelong dairy farmer in Herrick Township, Bradford County, retiring in 1999. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and enjoyed being in the outdoors.
Surviving are his spouse, Carol at home; two sons, Christopher D. (Ann) Lent of Herrickville and Peter M. Lent of Herrickville; brother, Floyd (Jean) Lent of Herrickville; brother-in-law, Lawrence Davidson of Sayre; sisters-in-law, Victoria Golliver of Addison, NY and Patty Hackelton of Fontana, CA; seven grandchildren; one great-granddaughter and several nieces and nephews.
Steve was predeceased by a son, Gregory Scott Lent on June 14, 1986 and a sister, Elsie Davidson of Sayre.
Friends and family called from 6 until 8 p.m. at the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 1 Grovedale Lane, Wyalusing, on Tuesday, Dec. 3. A memorial service followed at 8 p.m. with Rev. William L. Westbrook, Sr. officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the H.O.P.S. Ambulance Association, Attn: James W. Seipler, 606 Ridge Road, Rome, PA, 18837 in loving memory of Steve Lent.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 1 Grovedale Lane, Wyalusing.
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