Kenneth A. Hamelin, 75, of Florence, a retired typewriter repairman at Physical Plant, died Feb. 22 at Cooley Dickinson Hospital.
Born in Easthampton, he attended local schools and served in the U.S. Army.
He joined the campus staff in 1970 and retired in 1996, when he and wife moved to Florida. They returned to Massachusetts in 2006.
He leaves his wife of 51 years, Kathryn (Kurtz) Hamelin; a son, Kevin, of Chicopee; his daughter, Karen Voorwinden of California, a granddaughter and his brother.
Donations in his memory may be made to Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society, P.O.