Frederick "Smiley" Schmidt Jr.
Frederick A. "Smiley" Schmidt Jr., 82, of Effort, passed away Thursday, April 5, in Brookmont Healthcare Center, Effort.
Born in Staten Island, NY, he was the son of the late Frederick A. Schmidt Sr. and the late Helen (Weber) Schmidt.
He was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Effort.
He worked as a meat cutter for Hickory Valley Farms for over fifteen years.
Frederick was always known as a very happy and great man, who truly never had a bad day. He was very well liked by all, and would do anything for any of his family members and friends in need. Besides loving his family, especially his daughter, beloved granddaughter and his great grandchildren , he also loved the outdoors. He was an avid fisherman , as he took many trips deep sea fishing. He was also a very good craftsman, where he even built his own boat. Frederick will be deeply missed by many.
He is survived by a daughter, Lori J. Morrison and husband Joe of Sciota; a granddaughter, Angeline and her Fiancé Cory; two great grandchildren, Noah and Summer; and his ex-wife, Gloria Schmidt, who he was great friends with ever since they were young, and continued to have a great relationship up to his passing.
A graveside service will be scheduled on a later date at the convenience of the family in Buena Vista Cemetery, Brodheadsville. Cremation will take place in H.G. Smith Crematory, Stroudsburg.
Kresge Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.