Obituary of Henry Lee Henderson
Henry was predeceased by his parents, Simon and Mattie Henderson, as well as siblings: Theodore Lamb, Herbert Ray, Evelyn Boland, Bessie, Carrie and Larry Henderson.
Having entered into rest on November 12, 2019, Henry leaves to cherish his memory: his dear Aunt, Sarah Monroe, and siblings: Ernestine Dickerson, Gwen Owes, Wilhelmina, Herman, Vanessa, Roy, Gregory, Doreen, Gloria, and Roslyn Henderson and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and loving friends.
Henry graduated from Williamson High School, Williamson, NY where he was an active student who eagerly participated in soccer, wrestling, and baseball. Sometime after graduating High School, he moved to and resided in Florida for several years. While living in Florida, he engaged one of his great passions in life which was working as a chef. One of his favorite dishes to prepare was prime rib. During the mid-1990’s Henry relocated to Oswego, NY where he continued to build his skills as a chef working in various restaurants throughout the area. While living in Oswego, he was also employed at SUNY Oswego College & University where he took courses to earn a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice. Based on these ambitions, Henry was later employed at CNY Services and Advocates, Incorporated.
Henry did not have children, but he was very fond of his nieces and nephews. In his leisure time, he enjoyed fishing, cooking, and traveling. He took great delight in singing songs from his own karaoke machine entertaining various community groups, the VFW, and the American Legion. He was known for sharing in special life celebrations by taking photos, shooting videos, playing CDs, or singing live from his very own karaoke machine. He continued to grow in spirit throughout his life by strengthening old bonds and making new friends. Henry touched many lives with his laughter, love, and his giving nature. Though he will be missed, we find peace in knowing that we can reflect on countless moments and memories, and that he will forever live in our hearts.
Friends and family are invited to attend Henry's "Celebration of Life" at 11:00am Friday, November 22nd, 2019 at the Sodus Center Fire Dept., 5521 Main St., Sodus, NY 14551. Condolences may be expressed at www.hsnorton.com. Arrangements entrusted to Norton Funeral Home, 45 W. Main St., Sodus, NY 14551To send flowers to the family of Henry Henderson, please visit Tribute Store
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