Bruce was born in Troy on August 27, 1936 the son of Bruce P. Lent and Beatrice Berry Lent.
He was a graduate of Troy High School and later served in the U.S. Navy.
On December 25, 1956, Bruce married Claudette M. Hendershot at the North Towanda United Methodist Church and they enjoyed many happy years together until her passing on May 10, 2017.
Bruce was formerly employed by Westinghouse in Horseheads, NY, McClain Construction and Welliver Construction.
Bruce enjoyed the outdoors, cutting wood, gardening, walking, hunting, and attending tractor pulls.
He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather and will also be remembered as a hard worker his entire life.
In addition to is wife and parents, Bruce was predeceased by his brother, Kenneth Lent.
A private memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours.
The Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home of Towanda is assisting the Lent Family with arrangements.
Memories and condolences may be expressed by visiting www.bowenfuneralhomes.com