Ocean City Today

Donald Richard Schmid

Apr 12, 2018

printed 04/13/2018

Ocean Pines

Donald Richard Schmid, age 80, died Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury.

Born in Newark, New Jersey, he was the son of the late Henry and Edna Brown Schmid.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 57 years, Barbara Hasior Doyle Schmid. Also, by son, Christian Schmid and his wife, Patricia, and granddaughter, Abigail Schmid, all of Newbury, Ohio.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Heidi Marie Schmid, and a brother, Henry Schmid.

Also surviving is a sister-in-law, Doreen Schmid of South Jersey.

Mr. Schmid had been a bologna maker and butcher for Sabatos and Sons in New Jersey. Golf, travel and gardening with his wife were among his favorite hobbies.

He was a past member of the Ocean Pines Kiwanis Club, and supported both local and national   organizations and projects. He especially supported environmental issues.

Mr. Schmid was a member of the first graduating class of Archbishop Walsh High School, Irvington, New Jersey in 1955, and served in the New Jersey National Guard.

Cremation followed his death. A family celebration of his life will be held at a future date in New Jersey.

A donation in his memory may be made to the Art League of Ocean City, 502 9th St. Ocean City, Maryland 21842, or the Environmental Defense Fund, 1875 Connecticut Ave., NW Suite 600, Washington, D.C. 20009.

Letters of condolence may be sent via: www.burbagefuneralhome.com. Arrangements are in the care of the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin.

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