Albert John Schmidt of Dover passed away Tuesday May 28, 2013 at Kent General Hospital. He was 82.
Mr. Schmidt was born November 10, 1930 in Passaic, New Jersey to the late Joseph Schmidt and Marie Lloyd Schmidt.
He served in the United States Air Force retiring in July 21, 1974 as CMSgt. After his military career he worked for Dover Federal Credit Union retiring as Vice President. He was a life member of the American Legion. Mr. Schmidt was awarded the 2005 Presidential Leadership award, from Dover Federal Credit Union, now named in his honor. He was an avid bowler, enjoyed gardening, working and spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Marie Surovec Schmidt of Dover; son, Albert Schmidt and his wife Cheryl of Dover; daughter, Lorielee Harrison and her husband Frank of Dover; grandchildren, Albert and Beth Schmidt of Camden, Andrew, Alexander, and Adam Schmidt all of Dover, Leighann Harrison of Dover, Amanda Gommer of Dover; great grandchildren, Jordan Visconti, Ashlyn, Savannah and Aiden Schmidt.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11AM, Friday May 31, 2013 at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, 631 S. State Street, Dover, Delaware. Friends may call one hour prior. Interment will be in Lakeside Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions be made to Bay Health (Kent General) Hospital, Nursing Department, 640 S. State Street, Dover, DE 19901.
Letters of condolence may be sent, and guestbook signed at www.torbertfuneral.com.