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“A kind and warm hearted soul, the best way that I can fondly describe Mr. Rago. May cherished memories warm his loved ones hearts at this most...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Brian Quinn - Worcester, MA

“I am very sorry to hear about the loss of Mr. Rago. I have very fond memories of him joking on the beach and clamming in Hen Cove. My thoughts and...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“I am very sorry to hear about the loss of Mr. Rago. I have fond memories of him on the beach telling jokes and clamming in Hen Cove. Keeping your...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“We are deeply saddened to hear about the loss of your husband, father and "papa". Ken was always such a kind and social gentleman and of course his...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Sheri Scott - Buzzards Bay, MA

“Ken was a wonderful neighbor who always had something to share, notably laughter ! through his many jokes and short stories. He possessed a unique...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Janet Buckley - Pocasset

“We all mourn the loss of Ken, a wonderful, very pleasant, and super nice guy. He always had a joke or funny story which brought out smiles and...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Constance Murphy - Pocasset, MA

“The Ward Children are sending virtual hugs to all of you. Mr. Rago was such a wonderful friend to our family. We loved having the Ragos visit! You...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Stephanie Ward - Foxboro, MA

“We are so very sorry for your loss. I have always remembered Mr. Rago as a kind and caring soul. I grieve with you. ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Douglas, Malena & Savannah Hood

“I am so sorry to hear of Ken's (Mr. Rago's) passing. We were next door neighbors to the Rago family in Pocasset, MA. I have such fond memories of Mr....Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Pam Cowan - Denver, CO


Rago, Kenneth A, "Ken," age 85 of Pocasset and formerly of Westwood and Medford, Massachusetts, passed away after being compromised with several health issues, ultimately contracting COVID-19. Beloved husband of Margaret "Peg" Rago (Larner) for 56 years; son to the late John and Margaret Rago; and loving father to Donna Fahey and husband Michael of Milton, GA; Michele Mandel and husband Mark of Dover, MA; Brenda Genthner and husband Marc of Nantucket, MA; and Carolyn Scarinci and husband Vincent of Norwell, MA.

"Papa" or "Poppy" was the cherished grandfather of eleven grandchildren: Alison, Brendan and Ryan Fahey; Charlie, Owen and Ellis Mandel; Jenna, Katie and Claire Genthner; and Carson and Mary Cate Scarinci. He was also a brother-in-law, uncle, cousin, and life-long friend to many.

Born in Boston, Ken always had a love for music and his studies. Ken was a self-taught musician learning to play drums, trumpet and piano, listening and playing throughout his life. Graduating from Medford High School in 1952, he continued his education at Tufts University studying electrical engineering, graduating in 1956 and eventually earning master's degrees from Northeastern University and Boston College. As an engineer, he progressed through several high-tech companies in management roles. The last phase of his career was President of Atlantic Consulting, Inc. In his retirement years, Ken enjoyed working on his golf game, beautifying his yard, quahogging in Hen's Cove and fine-tuning his culinary skills. However, his proudest achievement was always his family. Peg and his four "dollies" and their families were the center of his life. "Dad" was a role model for all with his strong work ethic, moral character and kind, humble heart. His infectious laugh, often at his own jokes, engaging story-telling and loving spirit, will be greatly missed by everyone who knew him.

There will be a private burial for immediate family. Due to the extraordinary circumstances created by the current pandemic, a Memorial Mass and Celebration of Ken's life will be held at a later date. Further notice will be posted at that time.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Spaulding Rehabilitation Center or Falmouth Hospital for their dedication to patient care during this time.
Holden-Dunn-Lawler
www.hdlfuneralhome.net

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