Arlene Zerega

Arlene Zerega

Female

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  • Name Arlene Zerega 
    Gender Female 
    Person ID I123  Zerega Family
    Last Modified 23 Nov 2009 

    Father John Pierre Zerega,   b. 1865, Brooklyn, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. March 10, 1958, New Jersey, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Mother Ethel Hill,   d. July 31, 1945 
    Family ID F15  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William II Kent 
    Married Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. John P.Z. Kent
     2. Ethel Kent
     3. William III Kent
    Last Modified 7 May 2006 
    Family ID F44  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Arlene Zerega Kent - Obituary Page 1
    Arlene Zerega Kent - Obituary Page 1
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    Arlene Zerega Kent - Obituary Page 2

  • Notes 
    • Arlene Zerega Kent of Scituate, Massachusetts died on January 6, 2005, at the age of 102 years. She was born in Brooklyn, New York. She attended Marymount College, Tarrytown, New York and received a two-year
      degree in 1922. She then took journalism courses at New York University, and worked as a newspaper reporter for the Brooklyn Standard Union for a period.

      Following that experience she returned to Fordham
      University where she received her Bachelors Degree. She became a social worker and spent thirty years as a Confraternity of Christian Doctrine teacher in Spanish Harlem through a settlement house: Casita Maria, located there, which she helped establish.

      For this work, in 1976, she received a special award and blessing at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York from Terrence Cardinal Cook.

      Mrs. Kent was the daughter of John P. Zerega and EthelHill of Brooklyn. John P. Zerega's father, AntoineZerega, founded the first pasta factory in Brooklyn,New York.

      She was the widow of attorney William J. Kent, Jr. former president of the H.C. Bohack Company in Brooklyn and Long Island, New York.

      Mrs. Kent is survived by two sons, John P. Z. Kent, of New York, and Judge William Kent, of Sayville, NewYork, a daughter, Ethel Kent Wheatley of Scituate, with whom she lived for the last six and half years,
      five grandchildren, one step grandchild and a great grandchild.

      Her funeral mass was celebrated at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Cohasset.