Wayne Chen, 77, of Southborough

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Wayne ChenSouthborough – On March 5, 2024, Wayne Chen, 77, of Southborough, MA passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family after a long battle with bladder cancer.

Wayne grew up in Newark, NJ graduating from Weequahic High in 1964 and later NYU with a degree in Aeronautical Engineering. After graduating he began working at the Naval Ordinance Lab and then NASA-Goddard Space Flight Center while accomplishing a Masters’ degree at GWU.

In 1978 he relocated to Massachusetts where he lived in Stow, Acton and finally Southborough, MA. Wayne completed his career as the President and CEO of his own information technology firm for 34 years.

Wayne is predeceased by his parents, Thomas and Ruth Chen, brother, Ronald, and sister, Judith. He is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Randi, son, Ryan, daughter-in-law, Stephanie and only granddaughter along with nieces, Laurie Hutchins, Vickie Maryou, Kristie Maryou, Megan Cohen, Jenny Johnson, Ronny Klindt and nephews, Owen and Tracey Wright and Curtis Chen as well as brother-in-law, Russell Wright and his family.

After retiring, Wayne enjoyed continuing his passion for photography, travel, and volunteering in local charitable organizations as well as his community. Known for his generosity, humor and great storytelling abilities, he will be sorely missed by his friends and family.

Burial is private. The family will announce a celebration of life ceremony for Wayne at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the charity of your choice.

Casper Funeral & Cremation Services of Boston assisted with arrangements.

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