Karen A. Pugliese-Schmitt
Palm Bay, FL
Karen A. Pugliese-Schmitt, 69, of Palm Bay, passed away on Tuesday, August 12, 2014. She was born in Portland, OR on November 11, 1944 to the late Ethel Riggs and Emery Peischel. She had worked as an executive secretary in New York.
She is survived by her husband, Edward Schmitt; her son, Jeff (Vivian) Bratjan; her daughter, Nancy Pugliese; her grandchildren, Alisha and Tori Bratjan; and her brother, Joe Krause of CA. She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Marty and Frank Peischel.
Viewing was on Friday, August 15, 2014 at Ammen Family Cremation and Funeral Care. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 300 Malabar Rd SE, Palm Bay. Interment will follow in Fountainhead Memorial Park, S. Babcock St, Palm Bay. In lieu of flowers, donations in Karen's name may be sent to the St. Vincent de Paul Society, 300 Malabar Rd SE, Palm Bay, FL 32907.
Arrangements by Ammen Family Cremation and Funeral Care, Palm Bay, 724-2224. Share memories and sign guestbook at www.afcfcare.com.
Ammen Family Cremation & Funeral Care
950 Malabar Rd Se Palm Bay, FL 32907
Published in FLORIDA TODAY on Aug. 16, 2014