Roberta J. Schmid, 82, sang in Lititz Moravian choir, enjoyed gardening, passionate about her family

By on August 9, 2017

Roberta J. “Bobbie” Schmid, 82, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017.

A life-long Lititz resident, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Bertha Underkoffler Lutz. She was the loving wife of Theodore W. “Ted” Schmid, and they would have celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary on Wednesday, Aug. 9.

Bobbie was a member of Lititz Moravian Congregation, where she sang in the church choir for many years. Her passion in life was her family, especially her grandchildren and great granddaughter. She also enjoyed her friends, flowers, gardening, animals, cooking, music, and time spent at Long Beach Island.

Surviving in addition to her husband are three children: Adessa, wife of Dan Bender; Theodore “Ted” W. II, husband of Wendy White Schmid; and Brett Schmid, all of Lititz; four grandchildren: Erin Heinly (Justin), Scott Bender (Jeanie), Ian and Taylor Schmid; great-granddaughter: Briella Bender; sister-in-law: Judy Rhoads of Mount Joy; and half-brother: Robert Lutz (Sharon) of California.

She was preceded in death by a brother: Barry Rhoads.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend her memorial service at the Lititz Moravian Church, 8 Church Square, Lititz, on Tuesday, Aug. 8, at 11 a.m. There will be a public viewing at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family.

Those desiring may send contributions in Bobbie’s memory to the American Cancer Society 314 Good Drive, Lancaster, PA 17603; or the Humane League of Lancaster County, 2195 Lincoln Highway East, Lancaster, PA 17602.

To send the family online condolences, visit The Buch Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., Lititz, is in charge of the arrangements.

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