Obituary: Jeffrey Kmetz, Technical Specialist in Physics Department

Jeffrey Kmetz

Jeffrey L. Kmetz, 57, of Northampton, a technical specialist I in the physics department, died May 8 at home.

Born in Northampton, he was a 1974 graduate of Northampton High School. He earned an associate degree from Greenfield Community College in 1976 and a bachelor’s degree from Worcester State College in 1979.

He worked in the physics department for more than 33 years, and had previously worked part-time at Smith College.

He leaves his daughter, Hannah Nicole Kmetz, and her mother Lisa (Lefebvre) Kmetz of Florence, a brother and a sister and their spouses.

Calling hours are Wednesday, May 14 from 4-7 p.m. and Thursday, May 15 from 10-11 a.m. at the Ahearn Funeral Home, 783 Bridge Rd., Northampton.

A funeral is scheduled for Thursday, May 15 at 11 a.m. at the Ahearn Funeral Home. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the Northampton Education Foundation, P.O. Box 44, Northampton 01061.