1925 - 2021
James A. Murphy & Son Funeral Home
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Dorchester, MA
WIENCEK, Henry J. Passed away peacefully on October 7, 2021. Born in Clinton in 1925, the son of Laura (Kowalczyk) and Alexander Wiencek, Henry lived almost his entire life in South Boston and Dorchester. He attended Our Lady of Czestochowa Church and school. After graduating from Mechanic Arts High School, he entered the U.S. Army Air Force, flying 17 missions as a B-17 ball-turret gunner, earning the Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster for meritorious achievement in combat operations over Germany and occupied countries. He worked as a pipefitter at Jarvis Engineering and other companies. In 1951 he married Helen Manning, who predeceased him. He was survived by his sons Henry, Paul, and John, six grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. A private Interment with military honors will be held in Cedar Grove Cemetery in Dorchester. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Henry's name to the Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box, 96011, Washington, D.C., 20090-6011 or by phone 800-272-3900. The family wishes to thank the staff of St. Patrick's Manor, Carmel Terrace, and Good Shepherd Community Care for their loving concern and care. For guestbook, please visit www.jmurphyfh.com. Arrangements by the Murphy Funeral Home, DORCHESTER.


Published by Boston Globe from Oct. 10 to Oct. 11, 2021.
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May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
William Dailey
October 15, 2021
My sincere condolences to my cousins, Henry, Paul and Jackie. Uncle Henry was a kind and humble man. Always smiling. Great memories growing up. Mary and Ralph Tarkanian
Mary Faherty Tarkanian
October 14, 2021
Wonderful memories of Uncle Henry as I was growing up! He was always great to my parents, my brothers and me. Sending our condolences to Henry, Paul, and Jackie.

Tom and Rosemary Kelley Boyle
Tom and Rosemary Kelley Boyle
October 13, 2021
Uncle Henry was always great to us! What a gentleman he was. May he Rest in Peace. Chris and Arlene Boyle
Chris Boyle
October 13, 2021
My sympathies to the extended Wiencek family.
Babu Krishnamurthy
October 12, 2021
So sorry to hear Henry has passed away , always such a nice guy and wonderful neighbor . Rest in peace now with your beloved wife Helen .
Paula Mcmahon
October 12, 2021
How I loved uncle Henry. May he Rest In Peace with his beloved Helen❤
Beth Underhill-Richardson
October 11, 2021
Henry - Paul and Jackie very sorry to hear that your father passed away! He was a great guy!
Teddy & Jeanne Boyle
October 11, 2021
Sad to lose such a hero...........sincerest condolences from Don, Marianne, James & Chris Lucey
Donald Lucey
October 11, 2021
Very sorry for loss.
Thank you Mr.Wiencek for your service.
May you rest in the perfect peace.
Bobby Ahern
Family Friend
October 11, 2021
We are saddened by the Wiencek family's loss, but, what a great life to celebrate!
Jere Lucey and Rick Rosan
October 11, 2021
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