Worcester: Ronald E. Josephson, 65, passed away on June 29, 2014 due to a boating accident. He leaves his wife of 42 years, Linda (LaPorte) Josephson and 2 daughters, Ellen Josephson of Worcester; Edna Wilson-Seelen and her husband Neil Seelen of Ware, 2 granddaughters: Elizabeth and Jenna; and many close friends. Ronald was preceded by his granddaughter Eternity Josephson in 2005.
Ronald was born in Worcester, MA. His parents were the late Russell and Edna (Grandquist) Josephson. He worked at Raytheon and Digital Equipment Corp before starting his own businesses as a manufacturers rep. for power supplies, and the design and importation of power supplies. Ron was on the Board of Trustees for Quinsigamond Community College and the Foundation for the College, as well he was on the Board for the Central Mass Agency on Aging. Ron traveled frequently for his business, and for pleasure, he was an enthusiastic gardener, raised orchids, enjoyed the water and boating, and enjoyed his family and his dogs. He will be missed greatly by his family.
Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 from 5:00-8:00 pm in Nordgren Memorial Chapel 300 Lincoln St. Worcester, MA 01605. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at 11:00 am in Immanuel Lutheran Church located at 346 Shrewsbury Street Holden, MA 01520. Burial will follow in All Faiths Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made payable to: QCC Foundation in Memory of Ronald Josephson and mailed to: Quinsigamond Community College, Attn: QCC Foundation, 670 W. Boylston Street, Worcester, MA 01606. To leave a message of condolence in the online guestbook, please click the link below: