Longtime workers at H&S Bakery placed pink roses on the hearse holding John Paterakis Sr. as it passed by the company's corporate offices in Fells Point on Thursday morning.
Some wiped away tears, or held co-workers, as the funeral parade of five limousines led by police officers on motorcycles proceeded from the Four Seasons Hotel and wove around Harbor East to the H&S offices on South Caroline Street.
Paterakis who built H&S Bakery into the largest privately owned bakery in the country and redeveloped Harbor East, died Sunday of complications from myelodysplasia, a bone marrow disorder. He was 87.
The funeral services Thursday were private. The motorcade...