Clara E. 'Bridgie' Schmidt

January 5, 1930 ~ September 2, 2023 (age 93) 93 Years Old
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Clara E. ‘Bridgie’ Schmidt, 93, formerly of Reedsville, passed away on Saturday, September 2, 2023, at Menno Haven Retirement Community in Chambersburg, PA.

Born on January 5, 1930, in Lewistown, she was a daughter of the late Charles W. Carson Jr. and Vera V. (Goss) Carson.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Frank J. Schmidt; two sisters, Beatrice J. Story, and Elma M. Weaver.

She is survived by; sons, F. Jeffery  Schmidt and wife, Margaret, of Gardners, PA and Mark D. Schmidt, of Elizabethtown, PA; grandchildren, Ellen G. Schmidt, F. Joseph Schmidt, and Ean D. Schmidt.

Clara was a life member of First Baptist Church in Lewistown.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., on Saturday, September 9, 2023, at Calvary  Church, 111 E. 3rd St., Lewistown, with Pastor Sean Moon officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Clara’s memory may be made to: Calvary Church, 111 E. 3rd St., Lewistown, PA 17044.

Arrangements are under the care of Heller-Hoenstine Funeral Homes, Woodlawn, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown.

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Memorial Service
September 9, 2023

2:00 PM
Calvary Church
111 E. 3rd St. Street
Lewistown, PA 17044


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