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Richard Ernest Schmelter

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“I was saddened to hear of the passing of Mr. Schmelter. As a neighbor, friend and a babysitter for the Schmelter clan, I have such fond memories. I...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Lauren Greene Whyte - San Pablo, CA

“To the Schmelter family,We are so very sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.Ronald, Fionna, Ashley & Victoria DeFeo ”
2 of 5 | Posted by: Ronald DeFeo - CT

“too the schmelter family so very sorry of the lost of your father. you mom and dad were great friends of the DeFeo family we had great times all of...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Ralph and Sherry DeFeo - vernon, CT

“Sending our deepest condolences to you all. Amazing that Richard joined Edwina, on his birthday❤.Regards, ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: Andie, Ted & Nate Mackey - CT

“So very sorry for your loss.Thank you for the privilege of caring for your dad. XO ”
5 of 5 | Posted by: Beverly Cahill

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Richard was born on May 16, 1932 and passed away on Tuesday, May 16, 2017.

Richard was a resident of Connecticut.

He served his country in the United State Air Force from 1952 to 1956. He was stationed in Germany and Birmingham AL and left the Air Force as a sergeant.

Relatives and friends may join the family at the Burke-Fortin Funeral Home 76 prospect street Rockville CT on Thursday May 25 2017 from 5pm to 8pm. A funeral home service will be the following day Friday May 26th at 10:30AM at the Burke-Fortin Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery in Vernon CT.