Elizabeth Bent

Obituary of Elizabeth Bent

Bent (Lawrence) Elizabeth Pearl “Beth” – 90, of Youngs Cove, Annapolis Co., passed away August 21, 2017, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville.  Born in Middleton she was a daughter of the late John “J.E.” and Pearl (Mailman) Lawrence.  Beth graduated from Normal College.  She taught in the small community schoolhouses of Phinney Cove, Parkers Cove and Belleisle.  While teaching she helped Lester on the family dairy farm until 1982.  She worked at Mountain Lea Lodge until the age of 67 when she thought it was about time to retire. Beth’s life was her family.  Nothing was more important than making sure we were ok, especially Skylar, the light of her life.  She is survived by children, Thane and Keith, Youngs Cove; Rebecca (Steven) O’Neil, Phinney Cove; granddaughter, Skylar Elizabeth, Phinney Cove; sisters, Vivian (Harold) Small, Edmonton, AB and Joyce (Wayne) Bent, Clarence.  She was predeceased by her husband Lester of 55 years; step brother, Wilfred and step sister, Gertrude Smith.  Cremation has taken place under the care and direction of Kaulbach Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Bridgetown.  Private family interment will take place at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, donations in memory may be sent to Bent Family Cemetery c/o Steven O’Neil P.O. Box 155 Bridgetown, Annapolis Co., NS B0S 1C0. On line condolences may be sent to www.kaulbachfamilyfuneralhome.com