Martin A. "Smitty" Schmitt, 82, of Westminster, formerly of Randallstown, died Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, at Carroll Hospice's Dove House in Westminster.
Born July 21, 1930, in Baltimore, he was the son of the late August J. and Rose L. O'hara Schmitt. He was the husband of Margaret C. Carter Schmitt, his wife of 56 years.
He served in the Navy on the USS Midway. He was a retired police officer for Baltimore City Police Department for 16 years and was a retired security officer for Northwest Hospital in Randallstown for 16 years.
He was a member of the Liberty Road Volunteer Fire Department.
Surviving, in addition to his wife, are children Carol Ann Moore and husband Thomas, Loretta Ann Rothschild and husband Gary, Peggy McGregor and husband Mike, Marty A. Schmitt II and wife Carolyn, Tim F. Schmitt and wife Melissa, and Tina Schmitt, all of Westminster; a brother, Robert M. Schmitt, of Floyd, Va.; and nine grandchildren.
Friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Burrier-Queen Funeral Home & Crematory, 1212 W. Old Liberty Road, Winfield, with a vigil wake service at 7:30 p.m.
A funeral liturgy will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. John's Catholic Church, 43 Monroe St., Westminster. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Carroll Hospice Inc., Dove House, 292 Stoner Ave., Westminster, MD 21157.
Online condolences may be offered at http://www.burrier-queen.com.
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