Passed away on March 6, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Born on January 8, 1928 in Macon, Georgia, Jerry was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard L. Crabb. Her husband of over 50 years Robert Schmitt predeceased Jerry in 2001. A former resident of Cincinnati, Ohio, she resided in Carmel, Indiana for over 10 years. She is survived by her son, Robert Schmitt and his wife Farzaneh of Carmel, Indiana; her daughter, Bonnie Dudley and husband Rick of Rowayton, Connecticut; three grandchildren and their families including, Lauren and Graham Stephens of New York, New York, Robert Schmitt of New York, New York, and Katherine and John McGrath of Darien, Connecticut. Jerry was offered an academic scholarship to college, however elected to go immediately to work to help support her siblings. Jerry was a dedicated mother whose children would say she was their best friend. She was always there with a smile, a shoulder to cry on and the best advice in any situation. In retirement and after her husband's passing, Jerry moved to Carmel, Indiana from Cincinnati. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations are made in her name to the
. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 from 12:30 p.m. until time of the memorial service 1 p.m. at the Gwen Mooney Funeral Home , 4389 Spring Grove Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45223, (513-853-1035). Entombment to follow at Spring Grove Cemetery. Sympathy may be expressed at http://www.springgrove.org.