March 16, 1936 ~ June 3, 2019
Joseph Phillip Schmidt Jr. age 83 passed away Monday, June 3, 2019. Joseph was born March 16, 1936 in Cleveland, raised in Richfield and was a 1955 graduate of Revere High School. Joe and his beloved wife Kathleen Mervis Schmidt were married nearly fifty years and were longtime residents of Highland Square in Akron and raised their family in St. Vincent de Paul parish. Joe is preceded in death by his wife Kathleen, son Jeffrey, parents Joseph Phillip Schmidt Sr. and mother Helen, younger brother Robert and survived by sons Joseph (Ramona) and John, daughter Karen, his brother Steven (Linda), sister Joan, granddaughters Stephanie (Tim) and Jennifer, his great granddaughter Emma, his uncle Steven, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. The family and friends may call Thursday June 6,2019 from 5-8 pm, at Hummel Funeral Home, 3475 Copley Road Copley, Ohio 44321. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, June 7, 2019, at 10:00 am, at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 164 W. Market St., Akron. The family requests in lieu of flowers, please make donations to St. Vincent de Paul Society in care of the church.