LISA LYNN SCHMIDT (nee BLACK) With great sadness we announce the passing of Lisa, who courageously battled with Melanoma for the past 2 years. Lisa passed away peacefully at home, with her family around her on Sunday, January 13, 2013. She is survived by her loving and devoted husband, Richard and her beautiful little daughter Isabella, just 3 years old. Lisa's loss will be deeply felt by her mother Linda Smeaton, her father Welsey Black and her brother Jared Black. She will be sadly missed by her in-laws, Margaret and Robert Schmidt, Rob and Sarah Schmidt and their sons Tyler and Cameron. Lisa will be fondly remembered and sadly missed by her aunts, uncles, cousins and the many friends who supported her throughout her illness. The family is so thankful for your friendship and love during this difficult time. Visitation will be held at the Visitation Centre in Mount Pleasant Cemetery 375 Mount Pleasant Road (east gate entrance) on Saturday, January 19th from 10:30 a.m. - 12 noon followed by a celebration of her life in the chapel at 12 noon. In lieu of flowers, donations in Lisa's memory to the Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation for Cancer Research or the Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative Care would be appreciated. For online condolences and donation links please visit

Published in the Toronto Star on Jan. 16, 2013