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Henry was born on February 15, 1925 and passed away on Saturday, February 20, 2010.

Henry was a resident of Providence, Rhode Island at the time of passing.

He received his Ph.D. from Harvard in 1952, where he studied under renowned linguist Roman Jakobson. He held a doctorate from Charles University in Prague. He also received honorary degrees from Pembroke College in Providence, RI, Bucknell University in Lewisburg, PA, and Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic.

Henry was married to Jacqueline.

At his request there will be a private service for family only in Providence, RI.

In lieu of flowers please make a donation in his name to the Freedom Public Library (Box 159, Freedom, NH, 03836) and/or to the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center (1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI, 02904 or online @ WWW.HHCRI.NET).

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