Linda (Prusiecki) Senne, of Concord, educator and business leader, passed away on October 2, 2023.
She was born May 17, 1943 in Gary, Indiana to her late parents, Juanita (Weiss) and Edward Prusiecki.
She grew up in Hobart, Indiana and attended school within the Hobart School System. After graduating as Valedictorian in 1961 she carried on her academic career at Stanford University. In the eight years that she was at Stanford she earned a bachelor, a masters and two doctoral degrees while garnering a letter on the Stanford Varsity swimming team. She taught at various colleges, including Colorado College, Mount Holyoke, MIT and Bentley University. She also earned an MBA degree from MIT which launched her career change to that of an innovative marketeer within the information Technology industry with companies such as Digital Equipment and IBM. She completed her career as an IT business professor at Bentley University, teaching for 8 years. Her love for teaching was boundless and her business experience contributed greatly to time in the classroom.
She met the love of her life, Ken Senne, an engineering student, while at Stanford. They were married for 59 years and lived in Colorado Springs, Colorado for several years and then moved to Lexington and then Concord, where they have been for the last 51 years. Linda and Ken travelled around the world camping, kayaking, and hiking. Linda loved their get away cabin in Maine, on the Atlantic coast, where she and Ken would host gatherings. Seasons were filled with truly fun events like grilling, observing the northern lights and taking boat rides on the “Linda Lou”. All will be remembered forever. She was greatly loved.
She is survived by her husband, Ken, brother David Prusiecki and wife Cynthia, niece Elizabeth Prusiecki, nephew Edward Prusiecki and his wife Mariana , sister Joanne (Prusiecki) Blow and husband Al, and nephews Andre and Darien Blow.
Family and friends are invited to gather for a period of visitation on Monday, October 16th from 10 to 11 am, followed by a funeral service at 11 am in the Duvall Chapel at Newbury Court, 80 Deaconess Road, Concord. Burial will follow at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery in Concord.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to WGBH or to National Wildlife Federation.
Arrangements are entrusted to Dee Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Concord. For her online guestbook, please visit www.DeeFuneralHome.com.