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Ronald J. Mogavero

September 5, 1938 ~ October 11, 2017 (age 79)

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October 15, 2017

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
McCarthy, McKinney & Lawler Funeral Home, LLC
11 Lincoln St.
Framingham, MA 01702

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Ronald J. Mogavero, 79, of Framingham formerly of Buffalo, NY, died suddenly on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 with his family by his side. Born and raised in Buffalo, NY, he was the son of the late Joseph & Evelyn (Flint) Mogavero.

Ron was a 1960 graduate of the University of Buffalo with a Bachelors Degree in Industrial Engineering.  He went on to earn his Masters from Washington University in St. Louis and did post graduate work at Northwestern University in Chicago. Later in his professional career Ron formed and owned East Pond Analytics Consulting Firm, named after his favorite vacation spot in Oakland, ME where he spent the last 35 summers.

Over the years Ron was a Boy Scout leader, an avid hockey player and coach, and a member of the Rusty Blades in Worcester. He was a permanent fixture at his grandchildren’s hockey games. He enjoyed wooden boat building, restoring antique motors, and was a member of the Antique Outboard Motor Club.

Ron was a devoted husband to his beloved wife of almost 60 years, Lois (Heckel), a beloved father to his children, Greg & his wife Ilene of Needham, Jill Mann & her partner Jim Supple of Ashland, and Sue McGrann & her husband Sean of Framingham, and a cherished Papa and Grandpa to his 8 grandchildren, Jake, Kelly, Hannah, Emily, Eric, Elizabeth, Anthony, and Nicholas. Besides his parents he was predeceased by his brother, Richard and his sister, Shirley Vitello.

Family and friends will honor and remember Ron’s life by gathering for a time of visitation in the McCarthy, McKinney & Lawler Funeral Home, 11 Lincoln St., Framingham on Sunday October 15th from 2 – 5 P.M. Services and interment will be private. 

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made in Ron’s name to: The Victor School, 380 Massachusetts Ave., Acton, MA 01720.

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