Leonard K. Hensas III, 40, of Shrewsbury


Obit Leonard K. Hensas IIIShrewsbury – Leonard “Lenny” K. Hensas III, 40, of Shrewsbury, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, July 16, 2016 in Taunton.

Lenny is survived by his mother, Joanne C. Hensas of Shrewsbury; his father, Leonard K. Hensas Jr, and his wife Joanne E. Hensas of Foxboro; a sister, Stacey R. Hensas-Tula and her fiancé Eric S. Arthur of Millbury; a brother, Jason T. Hensas of Shrewsbury; his son, Victorious “Tori” D. Rodriguez-Hensas; his niece, Emiley L. Tula; his fiancé, Kristine M. Souther; and a step-daughter, Kayla M. Souther. He was predeceased by his grandparents, Thomas R. & Rita B. (Chesna) Mawdsley and Leonard K. & Rita (Kupstas) Hensas.

He was born January 20, 1976 in Worcester, and was raised in Shrewsbury. He attended Saint John’s High School his freshman year and worked as a counselor at Saint John’s Summer Camp.

Lenny was very athletic growing up; playing football, soccer, and baseball for the town of Shrewsbury up until he graduated from Shrewsbury High school.

He was a certified pool installer and also worked as a roofer.

Lenny was a diehard Boston sports fanatic. He loved the New England Patriots, Red Sox and Celtics, but his greatest passion was for the Boston Bruins.

Lenny was a very generous and caring person, as well a great friend. He was loved by those that knew him and will be dearly missed by all.

A period of visitation will be held Thursday, July 21, from 4-6:30 p.m., at the Mercadante Funeral Home & Chapel, 370 Plantation, Worcester, followed by a time of prayer and reflection with Leonard’s friends and family at 6:30 p.m. Interment will be held at a later time at the convenience of Lenny’s family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in Lenny’s honor to Brockton High Point, 10 Meadowbrook Rd., Brockton, MA 02301 (http://www.hptc.org/) or North Cottage, 69 East Main St., Norton, MA 02766 (http://www.northcottage.com).

Please visit Leonard’s guestbook at www.mercadantefuneral.com to share your condolences.