Schmidt, 47, of Danville PA passed away suddenly on Thursday evening, July
9, 2020 at Geisinger Medical Center Danville PA. He was born March 19, 1973
in Danville PA the son of the late Ruth E. Schmidt and Kenneth W. Schmidt,
Sr. of Danville PA
He is survived by
his devoted wife of three years, Carla Renee Schmidt. They were married May
from Columbia Montour Vo-Tech.
He was employed
for the past six years as a welder fabricator for Penn-American in Muncy PA
and for over 20 years as a welder by Shumaker Industries in Northumberland
Robert was a loyal
member of Continental Fire Company in Danville PA.
Robert loved the
outdoors and thoroughly enjoyed riding his Harley motorcycle, fishing and
camping. Robert was deeply devoted to his family and his friends who he
always enjoyed having a cold beer with. He had a kind and compassionate
disposition, and all the people in his life knew they could always count on
him for his kindness, care and attention.
In addition to his
wife and his father, he is survived by his loving 11-year-old daughter,
Avery Elaine Schmidt and his loving 9-year-old daughter, Johanna Renee
Schmidt of Danville PA well as two step-children, Stephany Frantz of North
Carolina and Charles Frantz, Jr. of State College PA and one
step-grandchild, Michael Whalen, Jr. He is also survived by his brother,
Kenneth W. Schmidt, Jr. and his wife Kathy of Danville PA and three nephews
including Nicholas Kunkle who was very dear to him.
He was preceded in
death by one sister; Kelly Kunkle Schmidt.
Celebration of Robertís life will be held on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at
2:00 PM at Columbia Hill Cemetery 784 Columbia Hill Road Danville PA with
the Reverend Victoria Apicella officiating. Relatives and friends are
invited to attend a viewing on Tuesday evening, July 14, 2020 from 5:00 PM
until 8:00 PM at Visneski Funeral Home, Inc, 42 West Mahoning Street
will provide flowers. Memorial Contributions may be made to Continental
Fire Company 1 Meadow Lane Danville PA 17821.
Arrangements are under
the direction of Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 42 West Mahoning Street,
Danville, PA 17821.
A GoFundMe page has been
established to help this family with numerous medical expenses and his
funeral expenses. https://gf.me/u/yf4726
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