PHILLIPSTON – Ronald L. Mustakangas, 80, of Phillipston, passed away peacefully Monday, January 24, 2022 in Athol Memorial Hospital, Athol.
He was born in Phillipston on November 1, 1941, son of the late Eugene and Jennie (Skon) Mustakangas and was a lifelong resident of Phillipston.
In the early 70’s, Ron started his business, Queen Lake Auto Repair in Phillipston. For 50 years, you could always find him in his garage with his blue work shirt and blue jeans on, his dog by his side, old country or the Boston Red Sox on the radio. He always wore a smile and had a story for his friends. He especially enjoyed time with his family and friends.
He leaves his wife of 59 years, Dolores (Caron) Mustakangas; four children, Shelly Mustakangas of Phillipston, John Mustakangas of Winchendon, Lori Mustakangas of Gardner and Mark Mustakangas of South Royalston; a brother, Carl Mustakangas of Worcester; five grandchildren, Ryan, Leah, Lynn, Taryn and Hailey and two great grandchildren, Tanner and Lukas; a close friend, Ed Oliver of Phillipston. A brother, Eugene Mustakangas Jr., preceded him in death.
Funeral services will be held Monday, January 31, 2022 at 2 P.M. in Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon. Services will streamed and may be viewed at: https://webcasts.lifetributes.com/1191197
A calling hour will precede the funeral Monday from 1 to 2 P.M.
Burial will be in Lower Cemetery in the spring.
The family has requested that masks be worn by all attendees.