Dennis Schmidt, age 73, of Frisco, NC, formerly of Berlin, NJ, died on Saturday, July 17, 2021 at home with his wife Andrea. Den was born December 12, 1947 in Philadelphia, PA, and grew up in Barrington, NJ. Den has multiple Master's Degrees.
He was a US Marine Corp Veteran, serving during Vietnam.
Den was a school teacher and Vice Principal in Merchantville, NJ. After leaving the school district, Dennis became a labor relations negotiator for NJ school boards. He ended his career as an independent consultant for school boards across the state.
Dennis was an avid skier and once retired spent the majority of the winter months in New England with Andrea enjoying all types of snow related activities. In addition to East Coast skiing, Dennis and Andrea planned many trips out West frequenting places like Vail, Steamboat, Park City, Jackson Hole and many more. Dennis and Andrea finished out the 2021 winter season and were planning to return to New Hampshire in December.
Their love of the outdoors took them to Frisco, NC where they purchased their second home. The early days saw windsurfing and kayaking right on the sound that was outside of their back door. Later years were filled with parties with friends, gardening and enjoying the peaceful life of living on the water.
Son of the late John and Beatrice (Cellini) Schmidt.
Step-Daughter: Kim Bove, her husband Chris Bove and their two children, grandson, Alex and granddaughter, Madison
Step-Daughter: Whitney Michalczewski, her husband Kevin and their two children, grandson, Milo and granddaughter, Miller
Brother: Donald, his wife Helen and nephew, Rick
Visitation: Monday, July 26th, from 10:00 - 11:00AM at the Minshall Shropshire-Bleyler Funeral Home, Ltd., Middletown (Rte. #352) & Knowlton Rds., Middletown Twp., Media, PA 19063.
Graveside Service: Monday, July 26th at 12noon at Fernwood Cemetery, 6501 Baltimore Pike, Lansdowne, PA 19050.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: MDS Foundation at: http://www.mds-foundation.org/donate