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Karen Anne (Sullivan) Henneberry

At 77 years, in Point of Pines, Revere, formerly of Everett on March 19th (the Feast of St. Joseph). Beloved wife of 54 years to Thomas R. Henneberry. Cherished mother of Thomas J. Henneberry & wife, Betsy of Reading, Kara L. DeNutte & husband Rick of Melrose & Adam M. Henneberry & wife, Denise of Reading. Dear sister of Joan Harcus & her late husband James of Washington State, Jeremiah Sullivan & wife Barbara of Florida, Robert Sullivan & wife Roseanne of Centerville, MA & the late Marjorie Snow & John L. Sullivan, Jr. & his late wife, Carol. Also lovingly survived by many nieces & nephews. Beloved daughter of the late John L. Sullivan, Sr. & Agnes (O’Keefe) Sullivan. Adoring grandmother to Abigail, Daniel, Leah, Ryan & Anna.

Most aware of the health crisis, nationwide & particularly here in Massachusetts & the mandate to co-operate with the regulations instituted as a result of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Funeral Services & interment are private. An announcement will be made regarding a place, date & time for a “Celebration of Life Service” for Karen by her family.

Karen enjoyed a 26-year career in “Special Needs Education”, principally with the City of Boston “Dorchester & East Boston” as well as time spent in the school systems of Everett, Revere & Billerica. She was an alumna of Everett High School, Salem State Teachers’ College & Lesley College. Long-time member of the Salem State Alumni Board of Directors & the Bellevue Golf Club of Melrose.


Funeral Services and Interment are Private

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.

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  1. Margie Alberti
    Jul 4 2020

    Tom, I just returned home and was shocked and saddened to hear about Karen. She was such a lovely lady.
    My sincere heartfelt condolences and special prayers to you and your family❣️

  2. Peter Tecce
    Mar 24 2020

    Sorry for the loss to you and your family. I hope you recover from this tragedy soon.

  3. Chris Furlong
    Mar 23 2020

    Dear Tom, Tommy, Kara & Adam, the years pass and I will always think if you as the great neighbors across the street. Karen was always such a dear friend to my parents and my family will never forget her kindness. Wishing you all peace and comfort during this especially trying time.
    Chris, Eva, Nina & Maya

  4. Edward Sullivan
    Mar 23 2020

    Uncle Tom & family so saddened by your loss Aunt Karen was so special to me by welcoming me into her family with caring & love.

  5. Nishi Tripathi
    Mar 23 2020

    Dear Adam,

    I am so sorry for your loss. I pray for you and your family to be strong through this tough time.
    With deepest sympathy,

  6. Maria Cole
    Mar 23 2020

    Tom, Tommy, Kara, & Adam, I am so saddened & shocked by this news. Your mother was truly an inspiration for all. May your wonderful memories help to console you. My thoughts & prayers are with all of you.

  7. Sandra Lechiaro
    Mar 23 2020

    Adam – I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time.

  8. Maria Garofalo
    Mar 23 2020

    I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your Mom.
    My deepest condolences go out to you and your family at this time.
    I hope the love of your family and friends will support and comfort you at this time.
    Maria Garofalo

  9. David Sykes
    Mar 23 2020

    Dear Adam. So sorry to hear of the loss of your mom. Us folks at Lincoln Lab have you in our hearts and prayers.


  10. Gerry & Bob MacCuish
    Mar 22 2020

    Our deepest sympathy for the loss of Karen. Her winning smile will always be remembered especially to her neighbors at The Point iof Pines.
    Gerry & Bob MacCuish

  11. Karen and Grant Epler
    Mar 22 2020

    We are more than saddened to learn of Karen’s passing.

    In sharing the word to Danielle and Scott, we have reminded one another of our admiration for the wonderful Henneberry clan which Karen so actively spirited, and of the many events which we so joyfully shared with you in the Pines.

    Our heartfelt sympathy to Kara, the Toms, Adam and their families for having a loss of someone so very special.

  12. Michael Furlong
    Mar 21 2020

    Karen brought much kindness and care to those around her. My thoughts and prayers are with Tom, her children and her family. With love and sympathy, always.

  13. Don & Renee Ciaramella
    Mar 21 2020

    With deepest sympathy for your loss. May your memories give you strength.

  14. Jane and Ralph Giangregorio
    Mar 21 2020

    We are saddened to hear of your tremendous loss. Our thoughts are with you at this time.

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