Constance “Connie” (Crowley) Kmetz of Morgan Street, Pawcatuck passed away at her home surrounded by her loving family on Friday, February 24, 2023 at the age of 89. She was the wife of the late William H. Kmetz, Sr who predeceased her in 1989. Born in Wequetequock, CT, daughter of the late J. Leo and Catherine Crowley.
Connie was a switchboard operator supervisor for the Westerly Hospital for 35 years until her retirement. She was a devoted Catholic with a strong faith in God and family and a lifelong communicant of St. Michael the Archangel Church. Some of her greatest joys were Sunday dinners with her family, summer days at Misquamicut beach, and all of her children’s and grandchildren’s sporting events and school activities.
She will be lovingly remembered by her eight children, Margaret (Bill) Gledhill, William (Karen) Kmetz, Kathy (Phil) Daubney, Barbara (Bruce) Fisher, David (Ursula) Kmetz, Trisha (Dan) Campbell, Beth (Patrick) Lawrence and Kristin (Dennis) Bliven, fifteen grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She is also survived by two siblings, Michael Crowley and Patricia (Pidge) Crowley as well as many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by 10 brothers and sisters.
Relatives and friends will be received at visiting hours on Monday, February 27th from 4-7 pm at Gaffney-Dolan Funeral Home, 59 Spruce Street, Westerly. A Funeral Liturgy will take place at 11 am on Tuesday at St Michael Church, 60 Liberty St, Pawcatuck. There is no procession from the funeral home to the church. Burial will follow in First Hopkinton Cemetery, Chase Hill Rd, Ashaway. Contributions in her memory may be made to the St. Michael’s Capital Campaign, 60 Liberty St, Pawcatuck, CT 06379. For online condolences please visit www.gaffneydolanfuneralhome.com.