Renaldo W. “Ren” Mauritson, Jr., age 88

of Quincy

Renaldo W. “Ren” Mauritson, Jr., age 88

Quincy, Renaldo W. “Ren” Mauritson, Jr., age 88, a lifelong Quincy resident, died peacefully, Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at home.

Renaldo was born in Quincy to the late Renaldo W. and Elizabeth (Rintela) Mauritson.

He was employed as a sheet metal worker with Local 17 for over fifty years.

Ren proudly served in the Army National Guard of Massachusetts.

He was a longtime Freemason. A member and Past Master in 1967 of the Wessagusset Lodge in Weymouth and a Past Patron of the Order of the Eastern Star. He was also a member of the Grotto Scottish Rite and The Shriners.

Ren was a talented woodcarver and enjoyed making various items for family and friends.

Most of all, he was devoted to his family.

Beloved husband of the late Frances J. (Spell) Mauritson.

Devoted father of Danny E. Mauritson of Quincy and Donna J. O’Brien and her late husband Michael of Quincy and the late Renaldo W. Mauritson III.

Loving grandfather of Tyler Mauritson and the late Garrett Mauritson.

Ren is also survived by his longtime best friend, Mary Smith of Weymouth.

Funeral Services will be conducted at the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy on Saturday, March 2nd at 10 o’clock. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting Hours at the funeral home on Friday from 4 – 7. Interment Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Ren’s memory may be made to the Shriner’s Hospital for Children – Boston, 51 Blossom Street, Boston, MA 02114.

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  • I was so very sorry to hear that Renaldo had passed away. I send my deepest sympathies to Danny and the Mauritson Family. Your dad was a great guy to be around many, a Saturday we would go bird shooting with Eddie in Plymouth. We all had a good time., he will be missed.

    Jim Cortese
    President Local 17 Retiiees Club

  • As a first cousin once removed to Renaldo, I am saddened to hear of his death. He was one of the few Finnish cousins in America who corresponded with me. His grandparents in Finland were my great grandparents. My mother knew him well. I have fond memories of visits to the Mauritson home in Quincy. His mother Liisi gave the best hugs!
    My thoughts are with his family and I join in your grief.