She was born and raised in St. Louis, MO, but spent over 60 years in the Boston area.
Henrietta was the beloved wife of the late Chris Papadinoff for 53 years. She is survived by five loving children: Debra Papadinoff of Wakefield; Chris Papadinoff, Jr. and wife Ritchel of Makaha, HI; Donna Rooney and her husband Jim of Arundel, ME; Tina Papadinoff and her companion Larry McInnis of Roslindale; John Papadinoff and wife Donna of Medfield.
Henrietta deeply loved and spoiled her eight grandchildren: Alexis Bergeron; Chris Papadinoff III; Nika Tarr; Thiana Ferry; Dakota Greene; Jack, Alex and Theo Papadinoff. She also cherished her seven great-grandchildren: Sonja, Andrew and Devin Bergeron; Kaya Papadinoff; Max and Marley Pinto; and Neve Tarr. She is also survived by her sister Lila Wilhite and brother Karl Kaltenbach and best friend Trudy Gately.
Her funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Joseph Church, 173 Albion St., Wakefield on Tuesday, October 5 at 10 a.m. Visitation for relatives and friends at eh McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield on Monday, October 4 from 4-7 p.m. Private interment at the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne, MA.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to Guest House, 1601 Joslyn Rd., Lake Orion, MI 48360. GuestHouse.org