Paul Schmittman Jr. passed away peacefully at the VA Nursing Home, Montrose, NY on May 2, 2019, at the age of 98 years. He was born in the Bronx on July 21, 1920.
Paul was a World War II Veteran, a founding and lifetime member of the Putnam Valley Fire Department, proud father of Paul Schmittman III, Carolann Wilson and her husband, Jim, and loving husband to his wife of 36 years, Marcella. Also lovingly remembered by niece Rose Hill, and stepsons Ronald, Andrew, Robert, Dennis and Joseph Piehler.
A plumber by trade, Paul was respected by all for his skill and integrity, and for always being willing to lend a hand. Strong and independent, he continued working at his trade well into his 90s.
The family wishes to thank the staff at the NYS Veterans’ Home at Montrose for the capable and compassionate care they provided.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Putnam Valley Fire Department.
A Funeral Service / Service of Remembrance / A Celebration of Paul’s life will take place at the Tompkins Corner Cemetery, Peekskill Hollow Road, Putnam Valley, Putnam County, New York, 10579, at 11AM, Tuesday,
May 14th. Reception to follow at Putnam Valley Firehouse 12 Canopus Hollow Rd, Putnam Valley, NY 10579.