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Ralph "Sonny" Schmieder

May 7, 1935 October 26, 2019
Ralph "Sonny" Schmieder
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Obituary for Ralph "Sonny" Schmieder

BELFAST – Ralph “Sonny” Schmieder, 84, loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend to many passed away unexpectedly on October 26th. He was born in Brooklyn, NY on May 7, 1935, to the late Mildred “Millie” Healy Schmieder and Ralph Schmieder.

Ralph served his country honorably in the United States Navy. He was a resident of Belfast, ME for the past 29 years, was a hardworking man who especially loved driving a school bus for special needs children. He was dedicated to his church and his faith.

Ralph is survived by his loving wife of 35 years, Joanna Schmieder, his children, Diane Macke (Ted), Stephen Schmieder (Joanne), Paul Schmieder (Dawn), Susan Wittmer (Chuck) and Lara Schmieder; and his step-daughter, Bea Desmond (Pete); and his grandchildren Paul, Kelly, Justin, Jessica, Nicholas, Nicholas, Nicole, Paul and Karina; sister Gloria Meyer; and his many nieces, nephews and cousins in Canada. Sonny was predeceased by his brother (Edward Bubby Schmieder) and sister (Marion Szarjeko).

Visitation will be Friday, November 8th 10am to 11am at Riposta Funeral Home, 182 Waldo Avenue, Belfast, Maine 04915. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11:30am from St. Francis of Assisi Church, 81 Court Street, Belfast, ME 04915. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to St. Francis of Assisi.


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Visitation

Friday

8

Nov

10:00 AM 11/8/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 11/8/2019 11:00:00 AM
Riposta Funeral Home

182 Waldo Avenue
Belfast, ME 04915

Riposta Funeral Home
182 Waldo Avenue Belfast 04915 ME
United States

Service

Friday

8

Nov

11:30 AM 11/8/2019 11:30:00 AM
St. Francis of Assisi Church

81 Court Street
Belfast, ME 04915

St. Francis of Assisi Church
81 Court Street Belfast 04915 ME
United States
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