Charles John Schmidt, 74 of Toms River, passed away Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Charles worked as an engineer at the Naval Air Station Lakehurst for 30 years, retiring in 2006. He graduated in 1963 from the NJ School for the Deaf, NJSD/MKSD in Trenton. He was a member of the Ocean Deaf Senior Citizens Club, serving as Treasurer for 6 years. He was a member of the Trenton Deaf Senior Citizens Club where he managed their 50/50 Raffles, and was also a member of the Diverse Deaf Club of New Jersey. Born in Passaic, Charles grew up in Fair Lawn moving to Toms River 48 years ago. He was predeceased by his parents, Herbert and Margaret Schmidt.
Charles is surviving by his son Chad Schmidt and his wife Sandra, and many close and caring friends.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, May 23, 2017 from 5 to 8 pm at Kedz Funeral Home, 1123 Hooper Ave., Toms River. Letters of condolence may be sent by visiting www.kedzfuneralhome.com