February 22, 1929 ~ July 11, 2020

Born in: Rochester, NY
Resided in: Greece, NY

Karl E. Schmidt


Greece:  Saturday, July 11, 2020 at age 91.  Predeceased by his wife, Patricia Schmidt.  Survived by his children, Mark Schmidt, Eric Schmidt, Kathy Ann (Carroll Ballard) Schmidt, Karla (Vince) Gaetano; grandchildren, Kristy Lynn Elliot, Karl (Simone) Schmidt, Eric Schmidt, David (Katy) Cooper, Timothy (Kale) Cooper, Amanda Cooper (Matt Zimmer) Steven Ballard, Emily Ballard, Jonathan Novitsky, Patricia (Alan) Oates, Vincent F. Gaetano (Goli), Samantha Gaetano (Chris), Karl Gaetano, Francesco (Jamie) Gaetano, Jakob Gaetano; great-grandchildren, Kendal Novitsky,  Ava and Lucy Oates, Bryce and Cayden Cooper, Chase Zimmer, Everly Gaetano; many dear friends.  Karl was a proud Army veteran of the Korean War.


No prior calling.  His Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday (July 16th) 10:00 AM at Our Mother of Sorrows Church.  Private Interment.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Hospital in his memory.  For more information and to sign Karl’s online guestbook, visit www.meesonfamily.com


Service: Thursday July 16, 2020 10:00 AM

Our Mother of Sorrows Church
5000 Mt. Read Blvd
Rochester, NY 14612

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The family greatly appreciates donations made to these charities in Karl E. Schmidt 's name.

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

501 St. Jude Place Memphis , TN 38105

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  1. Eric, Mark and family, so sorry for your loss. I remember meeting him at the fruit stand on St. Paul Blvd. many years ago with my Mom. Big strong guy with a big heart. So lucky to meet and become friends with his sons. Your all in my prayers.

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