Haverhill, MA — Larry Ennis, 70, of Haverhill, passed away peacefully Tuesday afternoon, May 14, 2013, at Lawrence General Hospital.
Mr. Ennis was born in Boston on August 25, 1942, he was the son of the late Frederick and Blanche (Thibodeau) Ennis. He grew up in Jamaica Plain. The family moved to Haverhill when Larry was 12. He attended St. James Grammar and Middle School as well as Haverhill High School.
He was the cherished husband of the late Charlotte A. (Rogers) Ennis, who passed away March 15, 2013. Larry and Charlotte shared almost 45 years of marriage.
Larry was the senior supply agent for the Haverhill School Department for 25 years, retiring in 1999.
He was a United States Army veteran, Larry served during the Vietnam War.
Larry lived a very simple life, he loved traveling with his family and extended family over the years and enjoyed his trips to Las Vegas with Charlotte. He coached youth baseball for many years. He found the most joy in life was the time he spent with his family and friends, especially his three granddaughters.
Surviving family members include his loving sons, Shaun J. Ennis and his wife, Catherine, of Portsmouth, N.H., and Keith J. Ennis and his wife, Melissa, of Haverhill; his three granddaughters, Grace, Ashley and Amber; his sister, Colleen Patenaude of New York; and many loving nieces and nephews.
He was the brother of the late Diana Haga, Arthur, his twin, Leonard and Frederick Ennis.
ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral services will be held Saturday morning, May 18, in the Driscoll Funeral Home, 309 S. Main St., Bradford, at 9 a.m. Interment will follow in St. Patrick Cemetery, Haverhill. Visiting hours will be held today in the Driscoll Funeral Home, 309 S. Main St., Route 125, Bradford, from 4 to 7 p.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Courtesy local transportation to the visitation will be provided on request by calling Driscoll Funeral Home at 978-374-0000.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Larry’s memory to the American Heart Association, 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA, 01701; or the American Lung Association, 460 Totten Pond Rd., Ste. 400, Waltham, MA, 02451. For directions and online guest book, please visit www.driscollcares.com.