Schmidt, Richard

Demarest, NJ - Closter Location

Richard Schmidt, 65, of Demarest, lost his 25-year battle with Parkinson’s Disease on January 1, 2020. Richard grew up in Closter and was a graduate of NVRHS – Demarest. He started his career as a licensed plumber and retired as a real estate developer. He was passionate about sailing and was always available to lend a helping hand to his friends. 

He is survived by his mother, Joan Schmidt (Pearse) and his four siblings: Barry (Paula), Carl, John (Dorothy) and Lyn and by his father, Donald.  Uncle Rich to 11 nieces and nephews and 13 great nieces and nephews.  He is pre-deceased by his nephew, Seth. 

A service will be held at St. Andrew’s Church in Harrington Park on January 18 at 11:00am. 

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to his FULL OF SCHMIDT Parkinson’s Team at