Richard Edward Lent

Born: Sun., May 27, 1934
Died: Sat., Jan. 3, 2015


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Tue., Jan. 06, 2015
Location: Donald B Thompson Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Wed., Jan. 07, 2015
Location: Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church

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Mr. Richard Edward Lent, 80, Middletown, died Saturday January 3 at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. He was the husband of Margaret Elizabeth Koontz Lent.
Born in Baltimore on May 27, 1934 he was a son of the late Howard Everett and Violet Geisler Lent. 
Mr. Lent was an attorney in the claims department with State Farm Insurance until his retirement. He was a 1957 graduate of Washington College in Chestertown where he received an athletic scholarship and was a 1963 graduate of the University of Baltimore School of Law. He was a very active member of Zion Lutheran Church, Middletown, where he served on the church council several terms.
Surviving, besides his wife, are:
3 children - Susan Lent-Cohen - Ijamsville; Leslie Lent-Santora - Frederick; David Lent - Middletown
4 grandchildren - Alyse Lent Cohen, Ethan Santora, Elizabeth Lent, Willem Lent

The family will receive friends on Tuesday January 6 from 6 to 8 PM at the Donald B. Thompson Funeral Home, 31 E. Main St., Middletown. Funeral services will be held 11 AM on Wednesday January 7 from Zion Lutheran Church, 107 W. Main St., Middletown. Rev. Kathy Vitalis Hoffman will officiate. Interment will be made in Zion Lutheran cemetery, Middletown. 
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Zion Lutheran Church.
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Tim Biser
   Posted Mon January 05, 2015
So sorry to hear about your Husband and Father. I had done Electrical work for him. He was a great man

Bernhard Cohen
   Posted Mon January 05, 2015
Please accept my heartfelt condolences on your loss. Dick was a fine gentleman and I know he will be missed.

Mark Heck
   Posted Mon January 05, 2015
I have a lot of fond memories having grown up and known Mr. Richard. He was more like family than a friend. He truly made a difference in my life including helping me in my career. He was a great man and will be missed.

S. Lews
   Posted Tue January 06, 2015
Dear family and friends of Richard Edward Kent:

I am truly sorry for your loss, please accept my deepest sympathy. During difficult times like these, the Bible gives us comfort and a hope found at Revelation 21:4 which speaks of a time when death, pain and mourning will be no more. I pray that this message brings you much comfort in the days ahead.

Angela Rose
   Posted Tue January 06, 2015
Susan, my heartfelt sympathy goes out to you and your family at the loss of your father.

Tonya Thomas
   Posted Tue January 06, 2015
I was so sorry to hear of your loss. I met Mr. Lent back in the 90's at the bank. He wanted me to come work at State Farm and helped me when I had a situation with my insurance. He was a great man and I enjoyed our conversations. Please accept my deepest sympathy to your family!

Steve Upton
   Posted Tue January 06, 2015
My sincere sympathy goes out to the family. Dick was my first Divisional Claim Manager when I moved to Maryland and joined the Garrett Park office. He was always very supportive of me. I greatly appreciated his wisdom and enjoyed his sense of humor. I was saddened to hear of his passing. May God offer peace and comfort to his family and bless his eternal soul.

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