Luis A. Medina

September 21, 1935 ~ January 18, 2021 (age 85)


Mr. Luis Antonio Medina, age 85, of Lawrence, died on Monday, January 18, 2021 at the Lawrence General Hospital. He was the loving husband of Rafaela (Cuevas) Medina, with whom he shared 60 years of marriage.

Born and raised in La Descubierta, Dominican Republic, he was the son of the late Apolinar Feliz & Maximina Medina. Luis was a member of the police department for special operations in the Dominican Republic before he decided to move to the United States in 1978. He worked as a machine operator from Malden Mills for 30 years. Luis enjoyed watching baseball and spending time with his family.

In addition to his wife, Luis is survived by 4 children, Ana Medina & her husband Victor Martinez, Yocasta Medina, Luisa Medina Amaro & her husband Jose Amaro, and Luis Jose Medina & his wife Lucy Medina; 7 grandchildren, Marley, Luis Rafael, Michelle, Massiel, Jannelvy, Aimee, and Briana; 2 great grandchildren; 1 brother, Manuel Medina. He was also survived by many relatives in the Dominican Republic. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by 1 brother and 1 sister.

In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations in Luis’s memory to the American Diabetes Association, PO Box 7023, Merrifield, VA 22116-7023 or

Relatives & friends are invited to attend visiting hours at the Diaz-Healy Funeral Home, 107 South Broadway, Lawrence on Thursday, January 21, 2021 from 3 – 6 p.m. Adhering to CDC and state requirements, masks and proper social distancing will be required. Burial will take place at Cementerio Municipal in La Descubierta, Dominican Republic. For directions and condolences,


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January 21, 2021

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
The Diaz-Healy Funeral Home
107 South Broadway
South Lawrence, MA 01843


American Diabetes Association
PO Box 7023, Merrifield VA 22116-7023