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Howard "George" Lent Jr.
April 4, 1942 ~ October 20, 2023 (age 81) 81 Years Old
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Howard “George” Lent Jr., 81 of Wells Bridge died Friday Oct. 20, 2023, at his daughter Amy’s home. He was born on April 4, 1942, in Oneonta to Howard G. & Bessie (Jackson) Lent. He married Suzanne “Duffy” Lawrence on Feb. 25, 1961, in Paul Smith’s, NY.
He retired from the US Geological Survey. He was a member of the Sand Hill United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Duffy, 4 daughters & sons-in-law, Amy & Robert Vaughan, Unadilla, Kelly & Jim Paul, Allegany, NY, Kerry & Tim Bell, Fort Ann, NY, Colleen & Chuck Cappiello, Stanley, NY, 9 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, 3 sisters & brother-in-law, Caroline & Andre Oiumet, Unadilla, Nancy Tompkins, S. New Berlin, Florence Higbie, Treadwell, and also several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister, Shirley Gross.
A Celebration of his Life will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the Wells Bridge Fire Dept. 116 County Rd. 4 Wells bridge, NY 13959 or Sand Hill United Methodist Church 127 Sand Hill Rd. Unadilla, NY 13849. Online condolences may be made at: www.wmaddenfh.com. Arrangements by the Westcott-Madden Funeral Home 123 Main Street Unadilla.