Edward J. Schmit, Jr.; beloved husband of Debbie nee Edburg; loving father of Heidi (Anthony) Skokal, Eddie III (Brenda Restaino), Heather (Dominic) Jaroch, John (Maria) and Nick (Meagan): cherished papa of Eddie IV, Anthony Jr., Jillian, Joey, Peyton, Abigail, Giovanni, Vincent, Madi, Nino, Ava, Nicholas Jr., Dominique and Jennica; devoted son of the late Edward Sr. and the late Claudia Schmit; dear brother of the late Agnes Schmit and the late Rita Farrell; fond uncle and cousin of many. Ed was a 1963 graduate of St. Rita High School and a member of the Board of Directors, a member of the St. Joseph Club and a board member of the Valentine Boys and Girls Club. He was the proud owner of the Teddy Bear Day Care for 47 years. Visitation Monday from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Shrine of St. Rita Chapel at St Rita of Cascia High School, 7740 S. Western Ave. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Rita on Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. Entombment Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to St. Jude, Mercy Home for Boys and Girls, St. Rita High School or Wounded Warriors Project are appreciated. Due to the Covid-19 Crisis those attending the services will be asked to be brief to allow all the opportunity to pay their respects to the family.
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