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Henry Smolinsky

Henry  Smolinsky,  82, died Wednesday, June 5, 2002 at the Dexter  House Nursing Home in Malden.  Henry was born in Glauchau, Germany and came to the United States at the age of four with his parents. They resided initially in Manchester, NH  before settling in Boston. When he graduated from high school he enlisted in the U. S.Army in January of 1941 serving with Troop "C' of the 121st  Calvary Reconnaissance Squadron in Northern France, Rhineland, Ardennes and Central Europe until his discharge in October of 1945. He then served with the National Guard at Fort Devens Mass for over ten years. He and his family resided in North Reading  for nine years before settling in Malden forty-five years ago. He was employed as a chef at Durgin Park in Boston for over thirty years until his retirement in 1985 and his picture is still displayed on the walls at the restaurant. He was a member of the 120 Club of Malden and had served as it's vice president.  Mr. Smolinsky lived in Malden, MA for the past forty -five years.

He is survived by his wife Lorna G. (Mac Donald) Smolinsky of Malden, his daughters , Mary  I. Staples of N. Reading, Patricia A. Fielding  of North Reading and  Joan Smolinsky of Chelsea,  his son, James  H. Smolinsky  of FL, his sister,  Lisbeth Smith of Stoneham, his grandchildren Melissa Kelli, Ryan and Andrea Staples, Tracey and Julie Fielding, James and Amanda Smolinsky and his great grandson Jonathan Staples.

He was preceded in death by his brothers, Herbert Smolinsky and  Rudy Dalibor both formerly of Jamaica Plain. 

He was born November 3, 1919 in Glauchau, Germany, the son of the late Peter and Hedwig (Pinther) Smolinsky.  

Contribution's in Henry's memory may be made to the Citizens Scholarship Foundation, 191 Park St., N. Reading, MA 01864

Visitation will be held at Weir MacCuish Funeral Home, 144 Salem Street, Malden, MA on Saturday, June 8th from 9- 11 AM

Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 8, 2002 at 11:00 A.M. at Weir MacCuish Funeral Home. Followed by private graveside services in the Riverside Cemetery in North Reading, MA.


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