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George Schmidt, 73, of New Tripoli, PA. passed away at home on May 26, 2020. He was the husband of Ruth E. (Schaeffer) Schmidt, with whom he celebrated 55 years of marriage in March 2020. He was born in New Tripoli, a son of the late George J. and Eugene (Gittinger) Schmidt. George was the owner of the George Schmidt Berry Farm in New Tripoli, where he worked alongside his family for most of his life. He was a contributing member of the Germansville and New Tripoli Fire Companies. In addition to his loving wife, survivors include his eight children, George D. (Dawn) Schmidt of New Tripoli, Bonnie E. (Alan) Rex of Slatington, Dale D. (Connie) Schmidt of Germansville, Mark A. (Rachelle) Schmidt of Mertztown, Karen L. (Dean) Miller of New Tripoli, Julie A. (Gordon) Rex of Palmerton, Matthew L. Schmidt of New Tripoli, and Emily K. (Josh) Hummel of New Tripoli; twenty grandchildren; two great grandchildren; two sisters, Hilda Schuler of Cairo, GA., and Janet Shaw of Pennsburg. He was predeceased by an infant brother, George Schmidt, Jr., and a sister, Gene Kline. A private graveside service will take place at the convenience of the family. Please kindly omit flowers. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Robert S. Nester Funeral Home, New Tripoli, PA. Visit www.nesterfuneralhome.com for online condolences.

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Published in Morning Call on May 28, 2020.
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June 9, 2020
y heartfelt sympathy to all of you. George was such a kind man. I will miss him this berry season. God bless during this difficult time.
Diane Albright
Friend
June 5, 2020
To my Uncle George, Aunt Dawn, Cousins Gavin and Sheldon and the entire Schmidt Family,

I am so sorry for the loss of Big George. There are no words to express the hurt of losing a loved one. I will always be here for you all! I love you all so much! I hope your memories help you through this time.

Love,
Ashleigh, Raelynn, Elaina & Kinsley
ashleigh rauch
Family
June 1, 2020
Our condolences to the whole Schmidt family. The loss of your Husband,Father,Grandfather will be felt by all of us that are regular customers at your family business.
Chris and Wayne Bower
WAYNE A BOWER
Friend
June 1, 2020
We offer all of you, our deepest sympathy. Memories become treasures.
Bradley & Nadine (Litzenberger) Kistler
Friend
May 29, 2020
We are so sorry to learn of Mr. Schmidts passing. Our condolences to his wife and family praying that the love and closeness of your dear family will console you during this time. Another angel has arrived in heaven...
Janet Kahora
May 29, 2020
So sorry to learn of your sudden loss. Thoughts and prayers to all.
Scott & Diane Zenker
Friend
May 29, 2020
I would like to offer my deepest sympathy to you all. i was blessed to talk to George a bit when i picked up asparagas last friday. I feel so blessed to have know him and you and you all for a very long time. A wonderful family. That doesn't just happen . Your devotion to each other is unsurpassable. Again that doesn't just happen. Clear devotion and hard work of strong parents makes that happen. and with that guidance you all have become wonderful families. Pap will be missed by all!! But the root of his being will live on in you all , children and grandchildren. God bless you all and special blessings to you Ruth .
Cynthia Coyle
Friend
May 28, 2020
So sorry to hear about Georges passing. Your memories will help you through this time! Prayers sent to the entire family.
Lisa Hoag (Litzenberger)
Friend
May 28, 2020
he was a wonderful person and a hard worker and a very dear friend he would always talk to you and crack jokes with you and he did anything for you we all will miss him. I send my sympathy and care for the family at the time of this terrible loss.
Richard Metzger
Friend
May 28, 2020
I am so sorry about your loss. We used to pick berries when I was young. He was always personal & friendly when we came over there.
Keith F Leiby
Friend
May 28, 2020
So sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts during this difficult time.
Joe & Dorothy Toney
Friend
May 28, 2020
To the Schmidt Family: We are saddened by George's sudden passing and pray that your faith and good memories will sustain you in the coming days. George was a wonderful man and a customer of ours for many years. He will be missed!
Don and Pam Reppert & Family
Friend
May 28, 2020
Thoughts and prayers to all.
Neil & Linda Quier
Acquaintance
May 28, 2020
Dear Ruth and family,
We are so sorry for Georges sudden passing. There is no way to prepare for this except through a lifelong faith which tells us how it all ends.
God bless and keep you all,
Dick and Bonnie Bleiler
Bonnie Bleiler
Neighbor
May 27, 2020
So sorry for your loss
Troy & Lorie Rehrig
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