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Joseph A., 94, of Clearwater, FL, formerly of Allendale, NJ, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 29, 2014.
Born in Englewood, NJ, he and his wife, Ann, were graduates of St. Cecilia's High School in Englewood and resided in Allendale, NJ for twenty five years. Following his retirement in 1977, the Henrici's moved to Palm Harbor, FL, where they resided until moving to Clearwater, in 2001.
Mr. Henrici was employed by BBDO, a leading advertising agency in NYC, for 40 years. He was a Senior Vice President and Director, with management responsibilities for such major accounts as DuPont, Chevron Oil, GE and Citibank. During World War II, he served in the United States Navy and graduated from Harvard University, with a Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude.
Mr. Henrici was involved in community activities throughout his life. In Allendale, he served on the town planning board, was a member of the Holiday Observers and taught religious education at Guardian Angel church. Following his retirement, Mr. Henrici served on the Mease Hospital Foundation Board, in Clearwater, FL, and also served as President of the Innisbrook Condominium Association and Chairman of the Innisbrook Lessors' advisory committee. His other memberships included Cypress Run Golf Club in Tarpon Springs, FL, Hackensack Golf Club in Oradell, NJ and the Harvard Club of New York City.
Mr. Henrici was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Ann and daughter Joann. He is survived by his four sons: Peter and his wife Judi of Cooperstown, NY, J. Allen and his wife Pamela of Old Tappan, NJ, Mark and his wife Erin of Palos Park, IL and Paul of Mahwah, NJ. Joe was also grandfather to Michael, Brian, Erin, Jason and his wife Danelle, Lauren, Christopher, Matthew, Joseph, Sean and great-grandfather to Zoey.
A funeral mass will be Saturday August 9, 2014 at 10 AM, at Guardian Angel Catholic church in Allendale. Burial will follow at the Maryrest cemetery in Mahwah, NJ. A memorial service for the immediate family was originally held in Florida on July 2, 2014. Memorial donations may be made to the Hospice of the Florida Suncoast.
Published in The Record/Herald News on Aug. 6, 2014