- January 22, 1960 - March 9, 2017
- Largo, Florida
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Henchar, Gregory Mark, 57, of Largo, entered into eternal rest after a valiant battle with leukemia, and the thought of Trump being president for the next 4 years. Greg was born January 22, 1960 to the late Ferdinand A. and Mary (Berko) Henchar in Pittsburgh, PA. Greg is survived by his life partner, of 28 years, Victor Lopez. furbabies; Mija, Gaby, and Sadee. Greg is also survived by his adopted family, Mother; Guadalupe Lopez, brothers; Hector Lopez Jr., Ruben Lopez, Jessie Lopez, and Steve Lopez, sister; Olimpia Carpenter. He is also survived by his sister; Judith (Frank) Conners, brothers; Frederick (Pam) Henchar and Wayne (Sandy) Henchar, and many nieces and nephews. Greg was proceeded in death by his parents and father-in-law; Hector Lopez Sr.
Greg met the love of his life, Victor, while Victor was stationed in Norfolk, VA with the Navy. Greg would have to stay back while Victor was transferred to Saudi Arabia for 5 months. Greg had many passions in life, but none like he did for the 4 legged fur babies. Greg was an activist for many pet rescue groups. He was surely met at the Rainbow Bridge by his dogs Bambi, Fergie (Dutchess of Baltimore), Lucy, Dharma, and Teca. Those who knew Greg, knew Greg had a love of life. Greg was always there to be the voice of those who could not speak for themselves. Greg and Victor were the creators and owners of Gay Safe Haven GSHRadio and Rainbow411.com. He was a pillar of the LGBT community and gained respect of everyone who met him. He will missed by everyone who knew him. A Celebration of Greg's Life will be April 23, 2017 at the Flamingo Resort in St. Petersburg. To honor our dear friend, be the love you want to find in the world. Pay it forward! Until we meet again Blanche!
Memorial donations may be made to the Leukemia Research Foundation 1914 Waukegan Road Suite 105 Northfield, IL 60093