Henry W. Harrington III, 71, of Shrewsbury


Henry W. Harrington IIIShrewsbury – Henry W. Harrington III., beloved husband, father, brother, and friend, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 22, 2024, surrounded by his loving family. He was 71 years old.

Born on September 9, 1952, in Milford, MA, Henry was the son of the late Mary Harrington and Henry W. Harrington Jr. He was predeceased by his cherished wife and the love of his life, Maureen Harrington, and daughter, Renee Wogan.

Henry is survived by his devoted children: Christin Lydon and her spouse Michael, Henry W. “Buddy” Harrington IV and his spouse Amy, and Michelle Cole. He was a loving grandfather to Connor Lydon, Evan Barry, Donald Wogan Jr., Justin Wogan, and Sean Wogan.

He is also survived by his siblings Kathleen Heinecke, Sheila Harrington, Nancy Young and her spouse James, as well as Michael D. Harrington and his wife, Nancy.

Henry graduated from Lincoln Sudbury in 1970 and served his country in the US Navy, earning an honorable discharge. He went on to establish his own successful construction business, where his passion for his work was evident to all who knew him. Henry was often seen with his trademark hat and coffee cup.

A simple man with a profound love for his family, Henry cherished every moment spent with his loved ones, whether it be his family, friends, customers, or subcontractors. He had a special bond with his loyal sidekick, Jacob, and was preceded in death by his beloved dog and best friend, Jake.

Henry Harrington will be remembered for his kindness, generosity, and unwavering love for those closest to him. His legacy of hard work, dedication, and love will continue to inspire all who knew him.

Relatives and friends are cordially invited to attend visiting hours at the Chiampa Funeral Home, 5 Church Road, On the Common, Shrewsbury Center, on Sunday, April 28th, from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Monday, April 29th at 11:00 AM. Interment with Military Honors will follow at Mountain View Cemetery.

Rest in peace, Henry. You will be deeply missed and forever remembered in the hearts of those who were fortunate enough to know you.

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