SMYRNA, DE - JOSEPH PAUL KMETZ Jr. - passed away on Monday, June 6, 2022, at Bay Health Hospital in Dover, DE. He was 64 years old.
Born in Jersey City, he resided in Spotswood before settling in Smyrna, DE, 1 year ago.
He was a U.S. Army veteran having served as a specialist from 1977 to 1979. He then went on to become a Miliary Police Officer.
Prior to retiring in 2020, Joe was an account manager for Norred & Associates in Cranbury and previously worked in security for SRI International in Princeton, NJ and Beth Israel Hospital in Newark, NJ.
He enjoyed football and particularly his beloved Raiders. Also, Joe enjoyed vacationing in Disney World and spending time with his grand dogs Layla and Luke.
Joe was predeceased by his parents, Joseph Paul Kmetz Sr. and Iris Winskowski and his sister, Kelly.
Surviving are his loving wife of almost 25 years, Linda; his sons, Jason of Bayonne, and Joseph of Bedford, TX; his step-daughter, Sheryl Fusaro of The Colony, TX; his brother, Paul of Matawan and his sister, Iris of Bayonne; his nephew Darren and his nieces Ashley and Krystal.
Family and friends may visit on Friday, June 10, 2022, from 4:00-7:00 PM at The BRUNSWICK MEMORIAL HOME, 454 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick.
A cryptside service will be held on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at 10:00AM in Holy Cross Burial Park in South Brunswick. For directions, please visit our "Services" page.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association, at www.diabetes.org
I am very sorry to hear of Joe's passing. My condolences to all his family.
Iris, it has been a difficult few months for you. Sending you much love.
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