September 29, 1986 ~ April 12, 2005
LCPL Ginekis, Alexandre Mario: September 29, 1986 - April 12, 2005. A nine year resident of Redondo Beach passed away on Monday, April 12, 2005 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Alex was born in Memphis, TN. He graduated Redondo Union High School in 2004. In July, 2004 he entered the United States Marine Corps and was currently stationed in New Orleans, LA. In April, 2005 he became Lance Corporal. Alex loved life, family, his Country and the Marine Corps. ''Semper Fi'' Left to mourn his passing are his parents, Andre and Marguerite Ginekis of Redondo Beach; brothers LCPL Andre Ginekis, Jr. who is currently stationed in Kaneohe, Hawaii and his little brother Adrien Ginekis of Redondo Beach. Other surviving family members include his grandmother, Lydie Ginekis of Montpelier, France and grandfather, Mario Ginekis, Cap Ferret, France; his uncle, Jean Francois Ginekis, his aunt, Michelle Ginekis and his beloved cousins, Julien and Antoine Ginekis all from Paris, France and by his Uncle George of Sidney, New York, Uncle Frank and Aunt Becky of Unadilla, New York, Aunt Catharine of East Guilford, New York and numerous other relatives including aunts, uncles and cousins both in the USA and in France.
A gathering of family and friends with visitation will be held Thursday, April 21 from 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM at Rice Mortuary, 5310 Torrance Blvd. in Torrance with Vigil Services beginning at 7:00 PM in the Mortuary Chapel. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Friday, April 22 at 10:00 AM at St. Lawrence Martyr Catholic Church, 1900 So. Prospect Avenue in Redondo Beach. Burial with full military honors for this beloved boy, Marine; our hero and patriot will be held following procession at Green Hills Memorial Park in Rancho Palos Verdes.
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