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“Oh Genia, my heart is sadden and heavy... A great boss who gave a young girl her first opportunity and believed in me. My condolence to your family...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: Diana Corona

“Genia would always greet me the same way "Hey Joe whataya know" Well Genia I know we are all a little better to have known you, and a lot sadder now...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Joe Vaverka - Malden, MA

“Lenz Family;Our condolences to your family - so deeply sorry for your loss, but your loss is heaven's gain.........Peaceful rest, GeniaYour family @...Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: Yvonne Jones-Green - MA

“Dear Genia's Family,My sympathies for your loss...She was such a great person and will be missed by all who knew her...much prayers and hugs for you...Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: Nancy (Wacha) Mooney - FL

“She was a wonderful leader and coworker. A bright person and always ready to help. My prayers go out to the family she left behind. ”
5 of 18 | Posted by: Alda Zeqo - Coworker

“So sorry you had to leave us, your in a more peaceful place. I would have loved to get to know you even better RIP ”
6 of 18 | Posted by: Pat Jeziorski - Brewster, MA

“She was my Boss @ NWHLab.It's hard to believe.My Sympathy to her family ”
7 of 18 | Posted by: A friend

“I worked with Genia at NWH. She was kind, funny and always smiling. I will never forget how she was always willing to lend a helping hand. My...Read More »
8 of 18 | Posted by: Karla Vega - Newton, MA

“Genia's loss will be felt by so many. She was kind and fun. I greatly enjoyed the five years that we were together and the good times that we had...Read More »
9 of 18 | Posted by: Carol duBois - MA - Friend

“"Emma Jean" still plays in my head 2wks ago when you worked Sunday. I'm lost for words. You were always there for me when I needed you especially...Read More »
10 of 18 | Posted by: Emma Mathurin - Randolph, MA

“Dear Family, I am so sorry for your loss. Please accept our deepest condolences. May God comfort you and your family during this very difficult time....Read More »
11 of 18 | Posted by: A friend

“Genia was a beautiful soul and will be missed by many. Please take comfort in knowing she rests in the loving arms of your dear mother. Our whole...Read More »
12 of 18 | Posted by: Frances Newby - Toms River, NJ

“Genia was a fantastic person and wonderful co-worker. She had a great sense of humor and brought a sense of fun to work. My thoughts are with her...Read More »
13 of 18 | Posted by: Karen Bogard - Newton, MA

“Very sorry to hear of the passing of my collegian classmate. Such a kind & wonderful person. She will be missed. ”
14 of 18 | Posted by: Peter Lyons - Old Orchard Beach, ME

“We are so sorry for your loss. Genia was an amazing woman. You are in our prayers and thoughts. ”
15 of 18 | Posted by: Lynn Gould - Bangor, ME - Friend

“She was a wonderful leader and coworker. My heart sank when I heard the news. It would be an understatement to say just say 'she will be missed'....Read More »
16 of 18 | Posted by: Bartina Zaks - Randolph, MA

“We all from Nwh will miss genias smile. Randy. Spiro ”
17 of 18 | Posted by: Randy Spiro - Newton, MA

“Genia was just a wonderful human being. I met her through my daughter, Carol.She introduced me to her favorite restaurant in Boston (German, of...Read More »
18 of 18 | Posted by: Louise Johns - Beaverton, OR


Randolph – Ms. Eugenia M. "Genia" Lenz, of Randolph, died Saturday, July 28, 2018 in her home. She was 61.

Genia was born in Hoboken, New Jersey on June 4, 1957, a daughter of the late Eugene K. Lenz and Marie (Carmelengo) Lenz Michau. After graduating from Point Pleasant Borough High School she earned her bachelor's degree at Providence College.

She worked for years as a laboratory supervisor, most recently at Newton-Wellesley Hospital and before that at SmithKline Beecham and at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital.

Genia was a member of First Parish Church of Stow and Acton. She enjoyed following the Boston Red Sox and music but above all, she loved her daughter Melanie with all her heart. Special moments with her family and friends included going to James Taylor concerts with her sister, Linda.

She leaves her daughter, Melanie Lenz Rotchford of Randolph; her brother, Thomas P. Lenz of Lakehurst, New Jersey; her sister, Linda L. Lenz of Brewster and her spouse, Patricia Jeziorski of Brewster; her niece, Stacey Lenz Tamburo and her spouse, Edward; her nephew, Brian Lenz and his spouse, Hannah; her former sister-in-law, Janice Lenz and many wonderful co-workers and friends.

Family and friends will honor and remember Genia's life by gathering for calling hours on Wednesday, August 1st from 4 to 8 p.m. in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20), Waltham where her funeral service will be held at 8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Human Rights Campaign (https://www.hrc.org), the NoH8 Campaign( www.noh8campaign.com) or to Hope Walks Vernon Cancer Center, 2014 Washington Street, Newton, MA 02462.