Major Emil J. Schmidt (retired) – 97

MELROSE -  Major Emil J. Schmidt (retired), 97, of Melrose-Valley Falls Road, died Saturday evening, Oct. 5th, at his residence, in the care of his loving wife of 73 years, Mary Molesky Schmidt, and family.

       A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, Oct. 11th at 11 AM at Transfiguration Parish (North), 17 South Main St., Schaghticoke followed by burial in St. John’s Cemetery.  Calling hours at Transfiguration Parish (North) are Thursday from 4-7 PM, with a wake prayer service at 7 PM.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that remembrances please be made to Transfiguration Parish (North), 17 South Main Street, Schagticoke, NY 12154 in memory of Emil J. Schmidt.

Visit Devito-Salvadore Funeral Home's web site ( to leave condolences and for directions.

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