Barbara A. Schmitz(1946 - 2014)

Barbara Anne Schmitz, 67, of Sykesville, died Friday, March 28, 2014 at Franklin Square Hospital in Baltimore due to complications from a stroke. She was born May 29, 1946.

She had been a school teacher for many years and also worked as a bank teller, activities director for seniors and a physical therapy aide. She enjoyed keeping up on current events, movies and reading. She was active at the Mount Airy Senior Center.

Surviving are daughter and son-in-law Jenny and Skip Meloy, of Westminster; siblings and their spouses Edward and Mary Kirk, of Beltsville, Loretta and Tom Karkhoff, of Naperville, Ill., Tom and Eileen Kirk, of Beltsville, and Greg and Teri Kirk, of Bowie; and many nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at the Haight Funeral Home & Chapel, 6416 Sykesville Road, Sykesville Tuesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m.

A funeral liturgy will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Community, 915 Liberty Road, Eldersburg, followed by interment in Pine Grove Cemetery in Mount Airy.

Memorial contributions may be sent to St. Joseph Catholic Community, Attn: Poor Box, 915 Liberty Rd., Eldersburg, MD 21784.

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Published in Carroll County Times on Mar. 29, 2014