PAUL A. SCHMIDT, age 91 of the City of Tonawanda, September 15, 2017. He was the husband of Bessie J. (nee May) Schmidt who died in 2012 and was the former husband of the late Mary Ellen (nee Rechin) Schmidt. He is survived by his daughter Sally (James) Cerroni and 2 sons Donald (Rose Arlgrin) Schmidt and David (Cathy) Schmidt, 10 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. He was predeceased by 4 brothers and 1 sister. Also many nieces and nephews. Paul was a US Marine Corps Veteran serving during World War Il. He was employed as a Truck Driver for Pariso Trucking, retiring in 1988. Paul was a Life Member and Past Exalted ruler of Twin City Lodge 860 and a member of Brounshidle Post 205 American Legion. The family will receive relatives and friends on Wednesday (Sept. 20) from 2-4 & 6-8 PM at John O. Roth Funeral Home, Inc., 25 William St. (between Morgan & Broad Sts) in Tonawanda. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:30 AM Thursday (Sept. 21) in St. Amelia's RC Church, 2999 Eggert Rd. in the Town of Tonawanda. Everyone welcome. Burial will be in Elmlawn Cemetery. Flowers gratefully declined, memorial contributions may be made to the SPCA of Erie County.
Published on September 17, 2017