Tarek is survived by his adoring wife of 45 years, Georganna Joy El Heneidy (née Piacitelli); his brother, Roushdi El Heneidi, of New York City; and his sisters, Soha, Abla, Maissa, and pre-deceased by his sister, Mona, all of Cairo, Egypt. Tarek was a devoted mentor, father figure and inspiration to everyone that he crossed paths with, especially: Dahlia, Kareem, Tarek, Hadi, Hesham, Sami, Mohammed, Jolene, Ricky, Christina, Joseph, Elias, and Sirkka.
Tarek will be missed by all. His energy will be felt forever, and his memory will live in all our hearts and minds.
ARRANGEMENTS: Following a beautiful and traditional Muslim service, he was buried at Forest Hills Cemetery in Jamaica Plain. Contributions may be made in his name to Artsbridge, Inc. P.O. Box 113, Swampscott, MA 01907 or House of Peace, 1 High Street, Ipswich, MA 01938.