Anwarul Huda, 85, of Ashland, died peacefully with his family by his side. He was married for more than 55 years to his beloved wife, Shafia Huda. Born in Kanpur and educated in Lucknow, India, he moved to Pakistan to find a better life for his family. He served in the Civil Service and eventually joined the Ministry of Foreign Service of Pakistan. He was assigned to the Pakistan Mission to the United Nations in New York City in 1968, where he lived for 30 years and raised his six children. He moved to Framingham to be closer to his children and grandchildren. He is survived by his wife; six children, Fozia, Manshoorul, Faiza, Rizwan, Qamar-ul, and Yasmin. He is also survived by his daughter-in-laws, Farida, Diane and Rena, as well as his son-in-laws, Arshad, Parwez, and Marvin. He was a loving grandfather to 10 grandchildren, whom he loved playing chess and sharing intimate moments together. He will be remembered for his gentle, compassionate nature and dedication to his family and faith tradition. For memorial donations please consider his favorite humanitarian organization, Edhi Foundation.
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Published by The Ashland Tab from Feb. 3 to Feb. 10, 2013.