Charles Fred Schmitz, Jr. was promoted to his heavenly home November 27, 2014. Born in Glenside, Pennsylvania, on September 12, 1924, he was married to Letty Jane Lightcap for 49 years, who proceeding him to glory. Fred is survived by 5 children, 11 grandchildren and 15 great grand children, residing in many places: Pennsylvania, California, Vermont, New York State, Togo, W. Africa, and more recently, Moyock, NC. He was a WW II purple heart recipient and worked as a mechanical engineer after the war. Fred was known as the fun loving grandfather and just a good, faithful and reliable person, who would want to be known for his faith in Jesus Christ for eternal life.
The funeral will be held on Friday, December 5 at 11 am, at Williams-Bergey-Koffel Funeral Home, 667 Harleysville Pike (Rt. 113), Telford, PA 18969. Phone: 215-703-9800. In lieu of flowers, Fred requested that donations be sent in his honor to the Impact Fund at Baptist Bible College, Institutional Advancement, 538 Venard Road, Clarks Summit, PA 18411, or online at http://www.bbc.edu/donate/designatedonation.asp
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