Danielle Nicole Schmitt-Luteman

DANIELLE NICOLE SCHMITT-LUTEMAN, 20, OF PHOENIXVILLE Danielle Nicole Schmitt-Luteman, 20, of Phoenixville, passed away on Monday, November 14, 2011. Danielle was born on December 15, 1990 in Bryn Mawr. She attended Owen J. Roberts High School and continued her education at Montgomery County Community College. An advocate of animal rights, Danielle had a lifelong affinity for animals in need. She had a special way of connecting with cats, in particular, and was employed as a veterinary technician at the cat rescue organization, PALS. She valued her work there and the difference she was making in each animal's life. Danielle enjoyed dance, music, acting and creative arts. She was artistic and liked to sketch drawings. She loved children and babysat for many families in the area. Danielle had a playful side to her personality that resonated with young children. Danielle is survived by her mother, Amy Schmitt, and Amy's partner, Scott Doyle; her grandparents, Edward and Anita Schmitt; her aunts, Erin and Colette Schmitt; her uncle, Dane Menkin, and her cousin, Mari. Danielle is also survived by her father, Paul Luteman; his sons, Jonah and Xavier, and an extended family that loves her dearly. A memorial service will be held on Friday, November 18, 2011, at 12 p.m. at the Campbell-Ennis-Klotzbach Funeral Home, Main Street at Fifth Avenue, Phoenixville. Friends will be received from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. Contributions in memory of Danielle can be made to PALS, c/o Pat Maloney, 6 Lakeshore Dr., Newtown Square, PA. 19073. Condolences may be offered online at www.PhoenixvilleFuneralHome.com.

Published in The Mercury on Nov. 16, 2011