GOLOVCHENKO, Jene A. Of Lexington, November 13, 2018. Husband of Elizabeth M. Golovchenko (Catricala). Father of Peter A. Golovchenko and his wife Ann of Boxford, Eric J. Golovchenko and his wife Heather Carnevale of Middleton, and Katya G. Star and her husband Adam of Seattle, WA. Brother of the late Beth Gettleman. Jene is also survived by 5 grandchildren, Natasha, Rebecca, Alex, Athena, and Vivienne. A distinguished physicist, he held both the Rumford Professor of Physics and Gordon McKay Professor of Applied Physics chairs at Harvard University. His career spanned Harvard, Aarhus University in Denmark, Bell Labs, Brookhaven Labs, and CERN in Geneva, Switzerland. He was also a member of the Rowland Institute for Science in Cambridge. Calling hours will be held Sunday November 18 at the Douglass Funeral Home, 51 Worthen Rd., LEXINGTON, from 3pm to 5pm. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Private interment Westview Cemetery, Lexington.
Published by Boston Globe from Nov. 14 to Nov. 15, 2018.