Welcome to the memorial page for

Barbara Schmidt

October 19, 1950 ~ December 18, 2017 (age 67)

Barbara Welch Schmidt, age 67, of Vass, passed away on Monday, December 18, 2017 at Reid Heart Center, FirstHealth, with her family by her side.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at Cox Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with Apostle Norma Bryant officiating. The family will receive friends immediately following the service at the funeral home. The family invites everyone for a time of fellowship at the home of her sister, Kathy Slotter, 738 Azalea Drive, Woodlake Country Club.

Barbara was born in Olean, New York on October 19, 1950, to the late Harry E and Helen R. Welch.  She was employed by the State of New Jersey until her retirement in 2005 when she relocated to North Carolina.  Barbara is a graduate of Trenton State College and received her MBA from the University of Pennsylvania.

She is survived by her husband, Kenneth D. Schmidt, sister, Kathleen Slotter of Vass; brothers James Welch (Lynn) of Pennsylvania and William Welch of New Jersey; nieces Michele Mulligan (Anthony), Jamie Koch (Kevin) and Lori Laurer (Ted); nephews Brian Slotter, Don Schmidt (Debbie) and Gary Schmidt as well as many cousins.  She will be remembered by her loving family and her many dear friends. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Barbara’s memory to: Friends of Vass Library Fund, PO Box 655, Vass, NC 28394.    

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 Service Information

Celebration of Life

Cox Memorial Funeral Home
4888 US Hwy 1
Vass, NC 28394

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