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John Paterakis Sr.

Calling their father's second wife an extravagant 'material girl,' Paterakis children counter sue over his estate

Calling their father's second wife an extravagant 'material girl,' Paterakis children counter sue over his estate

Calling the second wife of John Paterakis a “material girl,” two of his children from his first marriage filed suit against her in Baltimore County Circuit Court on Thursday alleging she took advantage of the ailing bakery magnate and developer to enrich herself.

The complaint is the latest salvo in a family feud over the estate of Paterakis, who transformed his father’s small bakery into a multimillion-dollar conglomerate and an underutilized waterfront parcel into the upscale Harbor East neighborhood. He was 87 when he died on Oct. 16, 2016, from complications of a bone marrow disease.

The complaint filed Thursday against Roula Paterakis, who married the businessman about...

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