Catherine Rose Schmidt (1940 - 2018)

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Catherine Rose Schmidt, 77

BREVARD, N.C. - Catherine Rose Schmidt, 77, of Brevard, died on Sunday, July 29, 2018 after a brief illness at St. Joseph's Hospital in Asheville, N.C.

She was born on Oct. 18, 1940, in Queens General Hospital in Elmhurst, N.Y., to the late Hugo R. Schmidt and Helen Gaal Schmidt. She was preceded in death by her sister, Marjorie Schmidt Weilenmann.

Catherine earned multiple educational degrees, including an MBA. She attended PS 136 in Queens, N.Y.; high school at St.
Joseph's Academy in Portland, Maine; college at St. Joseph's College in Standish, Maine; and graduate school at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Ariz.

She worked as a management accountant and retired from the United Stated Social Security Administration. She moved from New York City to Brevard in 1999 where she enjoyed the mountain air and the agreeable environment of Transylvania County.

Survivors include her brother, Robert C. Schmidt; and numerous nieces, nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m., Friday, Aug. 3, 2018 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Brevard with Father Shawn O'Neal. Online condolences may be left at www.moodyconnollyfuneralhome.com. Moody-Connolly Life Celebrations in Brevard, N.C., are caring for the family.

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Brevard, NC 28712
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Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Aug. 1, 2018
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