Homer resident Henry T. Moniz died Friday, Nov. 2, 2001, at his home in Homer. He was 82.
A funeral mass will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at St. John's Catholic Church in Homer. A rosary service will be held at 6:30 p.m., preceding the funeral mass. Father Bala will officiate. A memorial mass will be held at noon Wednesday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Soldotna. Father Tero will officiate.
Mr. Moniz was born Aug. 11, 1919, in Hilo, Hawaii. He has lived in Homer with his wife Jean for the last nine years. Mr. Moniz was a member of St. John's and Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Churches.
"Henry was a kind, patient, loving husband and friend. He lived for Christ and the Blessed Mother. Born and raised in Hawaii, Henry never did get comfortable with shoes. Henry made quite a memorable impression wearing flip-flops year round. Henry's humor and warmth touched the lives of many. He loved all children and they adored him. He will be greatly missed," his family said.
Mr. Moniz is survived by his wife, Jean Moniz; her two children and their spouses, Jean and Larry Brooking and Michael and Dawne Wyatt; grandchildren, Jamie, Jeremy, Angelee and Alia Brooking and Michelle and Laura Wyatt; sister, Ethel Clarry; brother, Harold Moniz; three nieces and six nephews.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be sent to St. John's Catholic Church, Henry Moniz Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 192 Homer, AK 99603.
Arrangements were made by the Homer Funeral Home.
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