Michael Mead Schmitt
March 9, 1955 - December 4, 2014
Michael Mead Schmitt, 59, husband of Paula Lances Schmitt of Danbury, passed away peacefully in his home on Thursday, December 4, 2014 with his family at his side.
Born March 9, 1955 in Stamford, Ct. he was the son of the late Michael Carl and Ann Mead Schmitt of Wilton Ct. Michael was also the grandson of the late, local artist Carl Schmitt and wife Gertrude of Silvermine, Ct and the Honorable Stanley P. Mead and Esther Mead of New Canaan, Ct.
In addition to his wife Paula, He is survived by his two brothers Christopher Schmitt and his wife Kimberly Mithun Schmitt of Newtown and Matthew Schmitt and his wife Susan of Wilton. He is also survived by his sister Ann Schmitt and her husband Stephen Morley of Georgetown, and 5 nephews.
Michael had a varied career from vice president in Banking in the 80’s, to working in the specialty gas industry performing installations and deliveries, ultimately coming to work for Airgas in Greenwich, CT. for the last 15 plus years.
Michael will be fondly remember by all who knew him for his keen intelligence, dry sense of humor, kind heart and unfailing generosity.
A Memorial Party for Michael will be held on January 17 from 1-5 pm at the Miry Brook firehouse in Danbury, Ct.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the following organizations would be appreciated: Trout Unlimited, Guiding eyes for the blind or the Humane Society.