Frederick W. Schmid, 95, a Hopewell Junction resident since 1992 and previously of the Bronx, died on March 22, 2021 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center.
Born on October 28, 1925 in Manhattan, Frederick was the son of William and Lina (Conradt) Schmid. Frederick met the love of his life, Anneliese Metzger in Germany in 1943. On November 28, 1948 in Manhattan, Frederick married Anneliese who predeceased him on March 4, 2019.
Frederick proudly served our country in the United States Army during World War II. He worked as a Draftsman for F.W. Woolworth in Manhattan for over 30 years until his retirement in 1989. He was a member of St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in the Bronx where he was on the Church Council and was a member of the Hopewell Reformed Church. He was very involved with the Boy Scouts and a member of the American Legion. Frederick was active with the East Fishkill Senior Citizens and East Fishkill Choir.
Frederick is survived by his children and their spouses, Peter and Annette Schmid of the Bronx, Steven and Susan Schmid of Holmes, and Susan and Nelson Nieves of Hopewell Junction; his grandchildren, Eric and Maria, Jason and Tori, Stefanie and George, Jeremy and Allison, Jesse and Jessica, Jennifer and Matt, David and Kaitlyn, Joshua and Sarah, and Laura and Richard; and his 11 great-grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday at 11am at the Hopewell Reformed Church, 143 Beekman Road, Hopewell Junction followed by burial at Hopewell Cemetery. If you would like to attend in person, please register with the link on the church or funeral home’s website.
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Memorial donations may be made in Frederick’s name to Hopewell Reformed Church. Please visit Frederick’s Book of Memories at www.mchoulfuneralhome.com.