Eugenio “Geno” Henriquez, from Lawrence MA, passed away on December 25, 2020 at the age of 87 after a courageous battle with COVID-19.
Geno was born on October 15, 1933 to father, Jacobo Henriquez and mother, Dalinda Henriquez. As one of sixteen children, he spent his early years working at the family farm in the Dominican Republic. It was in the Dominican where he met the love of his life, Caridad Peña, and started his family. In 1993 Geno moved his family to the United States, where he held a job at Di Burros for many years, while also working many other jobs to ensure his family was supported. Geno was known for his dedication to his family and his faith, his positive attitude, love of music and baseball. Geno belonged to the Sacred Heart at St. Mary the Assumption Parish and loved attending mass. Geno was the life of any party and could always be found dancing or at the domino table.
Geno was a beloved husband, father, brother, uncle and grandfather. He is survived by his wife; Caridad Henriquez (Peña), children; Ledy Henriquez, Yuly Henriquez, Aldrin Henriquez and Julisa Marhefka, their spouses; Pedro Garcia, Yngrid Henriquez, Yuleidy Henriquez and Brian Marhefka, grandchildren; Kirsi Estrella, Jhon Estrella, Ashley Estrella, Bonnie Henriquez, Julian Haydar, Aldrinson Henriquez and Natalie Henriquez, and many other brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews.
A private visitation service will be held for family at the Diaz-Healy Funeral Home on Wednesday, December 30, 2020. The funeral service will be held at St. Mary the Assumption Parish, 300 Haverhill Street, Lawrence, MA on Thursday, December 31, 2020 at 10:00AM.
In lieu of flowers, people wishing to honor Eugenio Henriquez and his life long to commitment to family and his faith can make a donation to St. Mary the Assumption Parish.
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