Ernest H. Punt, Sr.

Coventry, Vt. — Ernest H. Punt, Sr., 72, of Coventry, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, at his home. He was born March 17, 1941, in Springfield, Vt., to Horace and Rose Mary (Koloski) Punt. On June 26, 1971, he married Christine Fogg, who predeceased him on May 18, 2010.

Ernest enjoyed farming, playing cribbage with family and friends, going to area fairs and fishing with his grandchildren. He loved family visits and he enjoyed going to his grandchildren’s sporting events.

He is survived by his children: Ernie and Jessica Punt, Jr, Anthony Punt, and Patricia Brown and Sebastian all of Coventry; by 5 grandchildren, and 3 step-grandchildren. He is also survived by his brothers: David Punt and his wife Marie of New York, and Wayne Punt of White River Junction, Vt.

A celebration of his life will take place on Nov. 16, 2013, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at his son Ernie’s house. Call 754-6577 for directions. Burial will take place at a later date. Should friends desire, contributions in his memory may be made to the Ron Holland Dialysis Center, in care of North Country Hospital, 189 Prouty Drive, Newport, VT 05855. On-line condolences may be sent to the family through the funeral home website at