Published DateLACONIA — Ernest R. Hunt Jr., 90, of 9 Mistwood Lane, died May 7, 2013 at Lakes Region General Hospital, Laconia, NH.
Ernie was born July 24, 1922 in Worcester, MA., the son of the late Ernest Hunt Sr. and Hazel (LaRock) Hunt. He raised his family in Lynnfield, MA and was co-owner of Colorgraphics, a silk screen-printing company located in Malden, MA.
Ernie lived in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire for more than 30 years. He was an avid golfer having memberships at Waukewan Golf Club in Meredith, NH and Continental Country Club in Florida.
Ernie was a talented artist working in oils, pastels and several other mediums. He loved to play cribbage, and work on crossword and jumble puzzles. He was a grateful member of Alcohol Anonymous where his quiet strength touched so many people. One of Ernie's greatest gifts was his ability to listen.
Survivors include his daughter Nancy Porosky of Gilford, NH; step children Susan Berry, David Berry and wife Kari, Richard Berry and wife Laurie; grandchildren Abby Porosky and Tim Porosky and step grandchildren Christopher Langsten, Owen Berry, Jordan Berry, Neal Berry and Oliver Berry.
Ernie was predeceased by his wife, Marjorie L. Hunt, his son Phillip Hunt, and his second wife, Solange Berry.
Friends may call at the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, NH Sunday, May 12, 2013 from 4:00-7:00.
A memorial service will be held Monday, May 13, 2013 at 11:00 AM at the Gilmanton Community Church, Rt. 107, Gilmanton, NH. Pastor Chris Stevens will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to "The Nathan Brody Program @Horizons", 25 Country Club Road, Gilford, NH 03249
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H. is assisting the family. For more information and to view an online memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.