A State Funeral will be held on Tuesday 7 May 2019 to celebrate the life of the Honourable Daniel Eric Kent OAM (30 June 1919 – 26 April 2019).
During his career in the Victorian Parliament, Mr Kent served as the Minister of Agriculture (1982 – 1985), Shadow Minister across various portfolios - Agriculture (1970 – 1973), Forests and Lands (1973 – 1976, 1979 – 1982), Secretary of the Shadow Cabinet (1973 – 1976), Secretary of the Subordinate Legislation Committee (1979 – 1982) and Standing Orders Committee 1982.
Mr Kent also served as the president and a member of various associations and committees including Deputy Chairman of the Melbourne Wholesale Fruit and Vegetable Market Trust (1986 – 1989) and a board member of the Westernport Memorial Hospital (1986 – 1992).
Loving husband of Bette (dec), father of Elizabeth, Kathryn and Stephen, grandfather and great grandfather.
The service will be held at Lang Lang Memorial Hall, 135 McDonalds Track, Lang Lang. Doors will open at 10.00am with the service commencing at 11am.
Relatives, friends, representatives of organisations, and members of the public are welcome.
Publication: Herald Sun