Henry E. Grinthal

July 27, 1933 - March 1, 2015
Henry E. Grinthal

Henry Edward Grinthal 81, of New Port Richey, Florida, passed away March 1, 2015. He was born on July 27, 1933 in Manhattan, New York & was the son of David and Madeline Zaephel Grinthal. He attended school there and later entered the United States Navy, where he served on the U.S.S. Kula Gulf. He married Jean Hurley and the couple made their home in Valley Stream Long Island where he was a Postman for many years. Henry is survived by his wife, Jean Grinthal, a daughter, Denise Firlik, a brother, David Grinthal and two grandchildren, Deanna Firlik and Derek Firlik. Memorial Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday March 9, 2015, at the funeral home chapel. Graveside military honors will follow at 1:00 p.m. at the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Florida.


Purchase Flowers


Subscribe to this Obituary

This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Tribute Wall

Please feel free to sign the guestbook or share a memory



Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


  • March 02, 2015
    The Staff of Michels and Lundquist Funeral Home says:
    Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.

  • March 04, 2015
    Dan Firlik says:
    Jean and Denise my dearest condolences to you both.

  • March 04, 2015
    Array says:
    George and edie zervos

  • March 04, 2015
    Cheryl Winkler says:
    Love to you all. I will keep you close Dee, and give your mom a hug from us.
    Cheryl & Bob

  • March 09, 2015
    Array says:
    Tim,Addie,Jesse,and I wish we could be with you right now---so sorry for denise and aunt jeanie---lots of love Kathy

  • March 09, 2015
    Bob and Jackie Ramage says:
    Denise, our prayers go out to you and your family.

  • March 14, 2015
    Al and Virginia Franzen says:
    Denise, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your mom. Love to you both.

  • March 22, 2015
    tom mccaffrey says:
    Dear Mrs.Grinthal, My name is Tom McCaffrey and I started in the Valley Stream Post Office in 1978.Hank trained me for my first week there.He took the time, and patience, to teach me and show me the short cuts of the job.I am now retired and living in Fl.My deepest condolences to you and family.