Paul R. Dent, Sr., 76

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Paul Ray Dent Sr., 76, of Amsterdam, died Sunday Jan. 24, 2021, at Mercy Medical Center in Canton.

Born June 19, 1944, in Brilliant, he was a son of the late Genevieve (Perkins) and Harry N. Dent.  

Paul was a member of St. Joseph Church in Amsterdam and worked as a pipe fitter for Weirton Steel, where he retired after 30 years. 

He is survived by his wife, the former Jo Anne M. Stanchina of Amsterdam; son, Paul (Christine) Dent Jr. of Alliance; stepson, Joseph (Janis) Christie of Allen, TX; two grandchildren; four brothers, David, Roger, Tommy and Harry Dent; and two sisters, Norma Jean and Patty Dent. 

Along with his parents, Paul was preceded in death by his daughter, Diana J. Dent in 1995; step-daughter, Linda S. Christie in 2011; and his first wife, Donna (Morris) Dent.

A private burial was held at Bergholz Cemetery. 

Dodds Funeral Home of Amsterdam assisted the family with arrangements.

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