Thursday, 23 May 2024 11:42

Lewis E. Bent


EASTON, NY— Lewis E. Bent, 89, was born on July 29, 1934, and passed away on May 14, 2024. Lewie was born, raised, and lived in Vermont for a number of years and later moved to his longtime home in Corinth. Lewie had many talents, and he was able to work in a variety of fields. He was a combat medic in Korea, a farmer, a logger, and a trucker, to name a few.  His favorite job was cross-country trucking with his co-driver and wife Mary. Together they traveled the county in their big rig and shared the wild tales of their life on the road with everyone. 

Lewie was known for his colorful personality and quick wit. One of his favorite sayings was “if you can’t joke and fool then life ain’t worth livin’ .”  He loved the outdoors and could tell you how to save a hive of honeybees, tame a squirrel, plant a tree, or catch a fish. He also loved a good party, a cold beer, and two fingers of Black Velvet with ginger ale. He was known for steaming hundreds of clams for the many people who attended his annual Labor Day party on the Mountain. He also loved his family and was proud of each one of them.

Lewie was predeceased by his wife Mary, his sons Mike Bent and David Gregorek, his granddaughter Kristen Gregorek, and his mother Louise Bent. He was also the last of his siblings to be born and the last to pass.  Lewie leaves behind his nine remaining children whom he loved, whether they were his by birth or marriage. He will also be remembered by his family “in-law” which included daughters and sons, sisters and brothers, and so many others. Lewie had so many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews who will surely carry fond and fun memories of him through their lives.

The family is planning a private service. Anyone who wishes to memorialize Lewie may do so by sending a donation to, The Community Hospice Foundation, 310 S. Manning Blvd., Albany, NY 12208 or on their website

For online condolences, visit

Read 131 times


  • Saratoga County Court  Sara N. Babinski, 35, of Schuylerville, was sentenced to 3 months incarceration/ 5 years probation, after pleading to felony DWAI, charged January 2024 in Saratoga Springs.  Thomas R. McCall, 35, of Rensselaer, pleaded to criminal possession of a weapon in the second-degree, in connection with a March 2024 incident in Saratoga Springs, when city police initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle on South Broadway and located a Magnum .357 revolver with ammunition underneath the driver’s seat, according to a statement by Saratoga County District Attorney Karen Heggen. Further investigation determined that the firearm belonged to the defendant,…

Property Transactions

  •   BALLSTON  Frederick Wright sold property at 78 Beacon St to Jacqueline Zielinski for $361,000 Barbera Homes Kelley Farms sold property at 30 Paddock Pl to Erik Weiskopf for $716,959 Harold Tomlinson sold property at 429 Devils Lane to Amy Hotaling for $575,000 CORINTH Khalil Grant sold property at 5049 Rt 9N to Colin Murray for $239,500 Angela Wingle sold property at 83 Clothier Dr to Brittany Dunston for $249,900 Foothills Builders sold property at 49 Black Bear Path to Zachary Yetter for $455,605 Gwendoyln Matson sold property at 116 County Route 10 to Victoria Bourque for $169,000 MALTA  David…
  • NYPA
  • Saratoga County Chamber
  • BBB Accredited Business
  • Discover Saratoga
  • Saratoga Springs Downtown Business Association