— Paul A Ennis Sr., a resident of Sunderland Hill Road passed away August 23, 2018 at Albany Medical Center. Paul was born in Bennington on October 15, 1941 the son of the late Paul F. and Aileen (Tifft) Ennis. He attended Arlington schools, graduating from Arlington Memorial High School. Paul worked as a telephone lineman and installer for over 30 years. Along with his sons operated a maple sugaring business for over 60 years. Paul enjoyed hunting, especially deer and turkey and enjoyed fishing. He liked pitching horseshoes, playing bingo, following NASCAR and the NCAA basketball tournament.
He enjoyed playing games on the computer and cherished times spent with his family and watching his great grandson Aiden play basketball. He enjoyed traveling to Alaska and according to his granddaughter was the wisest man she knew. Paul was also a life member of the Arlington Volunteer Fire Department and Fire Warden for the town of Sunderland for over 50 years.
Paul is survived by his wife of 59 years Anna (Hill) Ennis whom he married November 8, 1961 in Manchester, VT, son Paul A. Ennis, Jr. of Sunderland, grand daughter Sara Ennis of White Creek, NY, great grandson Aiden Ennis in addition to nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his son Steven Ennis and sister Barbara Goddard.
Funeral services for Paul A Ennis Sr were held Tuesday August 28, 2018 at 1pm at Hanson-Walbridge & Shea Funeral Home Arlington, Chapel Route 7A Arlington, VT. Interment will follow in the family lot in Ira Allen Cemetery in Sunderland. Visiting hours at the funeral home were held Monday August 27, 2018 from 5-7pm when the family will be in attendance.
If friends desire, memorial gifts in Paul’s memory may be made to the Arlington Volunteer Fire Department, c/o Hanson-Walbridge & Shea Funeral Home Arlington Chapel P.O. Box 528 Arlington, VT 05250. To send the family personal condolences please visit www.sheafuneralhomes.com. The family has entrusted arrangements to the care of Hanson-Walbridge & Shea Funeral Home in Arlington Chapel Route 7A Arlington, VT.