Kenneth F. Josselyn, age 66, of Malden and formerly of Quincy, died peacefully at home in his sleep on Monday, August 26, 2019.
Born in Boston, he was raised in Squantum and was the son of the late Frederick H. and Lorraine E. (Ingham) Josselyn. Ken attended local schools and graduated from high school with the Class of 1971.
Ken spent most of his life in Squantum, though the last few years he resided in Malden. He was an avid gardener, and in his spare time, Ken maintained the family property in Squantum with flair and passion.
He was most recently employed as a claims operation team leader at Boston Medical Center Healthnet Plan. Ken was popular with his coworkers and enjoyed the relationships he built over the years.
The most important part of Ken’s life was his family, nieces and nephews. He loved them more than anything and there wasn’t anything he wouldn’t do for the people he loved and cared for. Ken was famous for hosting his nieces and nephews when they were young at yearly New Year’s Eve parties. His friends were also an important aspect of his life. He loved having fun with his friends, especially after work.
Ken’s life was well lived. He was beloved by family, friends and co-workers. Ken will be greatly missed by all the lives he touched.
Ken was the dear brother of Linda J. McCormack and her husband Edward J. “Skip” III of E. Falmouth, Mark R. Josselyn and his wife Marie of Hopkinton and Beverly Asnault and her husband Thomas of Cohasset. He was the loving uncle of Ashley Simmons and her husband Brandon of Bellingham, David E. McCormack of E. Falmouth, Dominique Early and her husband Alex of Waltham, Brittany Cesario and her husband Vincent of FL, Alicia Asnault of Cambridge and Samuel Asnault of Cohasset. Ken was the loving great uncle of Lukas, Jacob, Zachary, Vincent Jr. and Aine. He is also survived by many loving extended family members and many friends.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to visit with the family on Sunday, September 22nd from 12 PM through 1:30 PM at the First Church of Squantum, 164 Bellevue Rd., Quincy, followed by Ken’s funeral service which will be held in the First Church of Squantum on Sunday, September 22nd at 1:30 PM.
Interment is private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent in Kenneth’s name to the Pine Street Inn, 444 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02118.