Doris Punchard
Doris Punchard
Doris Punchard at the age of 111
Birth: 19 July 1904
Ipswich, Suffolk, England, UK
Death: 12 August 2015
Ipswich, Suffolk, England, UK
Age: 111 years, 24 days
Country: United Kingdom UK

Doris May Punchard (19 July 1904 – 12 August 2015) was a British supercentenarian whose age is currently pending by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). She was the sixth-oldest known person in the United Kingdom at the time of her death.


Doris Punchard was born on 19 July 1904 in Ipswich, England. As an adult, she worked as a treasurer at a church. She lived alone until 2013 before moving into a care home at the age of 109. As a centenarian, she was affectionately known as “Punch”.

Punchard passed away on 12 August 2015 after a short illness in Ipswich, England at the age of 111 years, 24 days. She was the county of Suffolk’s oldest resident at the time of her death.


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