Catherine Dale (Moore) Schmidt, 103

March 04, 2009

MAY 31, 1905-MARCH 3, 2009

Catherine Dale (Moore) Schmidt, 103, of Hagerstown, died Tuesday, March 3, 2009, at Ravenwood Lutheran Village, Hagerstown.

Born May 31, 1905, in McCoy's Ferry, Md., she was the daughter of the late Hubert Marshall and Lillie Dale (Mills) Moore. She was the wife of the late Robert Wright Schmidt, who died Nov. 7, 1985.

Catherine attended school in the Clear Spring district.

She was a member of Funkstown Homemakers Club, Mason Dixon Travel Club, Washington County Hospital Auxiliary (Pink Ladies) and Montsarada Grange, Fairplay, Md.

She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Funkstown, Md.

Catherine is survived by one daughter, Betty J. Meyers of Sharpsburg, Md.; one sister, Ruth M. (Tillie) Kendle of Williamsport, Md.; seven grandchildren, Carolyn Moore of Catonsville, Md., Robert H. Meyers of Hagerstown, David K. Meyers of Sharpsburg, Gregory Meyers of Chambersburg, Pa., Mark Schmidt of Arizona, Eric Schmidt of Frederick, Md., and Katrina Graham of Jefferson, Md.; 12 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.


In addition to her husband, Catherine was preceded in death by one son, Dr. Robert P. Schmidt; two brothers, J. Leroy Moore and H. Marshall Moore; and one sister, Marie Barnes.

The graveside service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, March 7, 2009, at Mountain View Cemetery, Sharpsburg. The Rev. Donald A. Haas will officiate.

At Catherine's request, there will be no viewing.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, P. O. Box 148, Funkstown, MD 21734; or Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742.

The Gerald N. Minnich Funeral Home, Bryan K. Kenworthy P.A., 305 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown has been entrusted with the arrangements. Online condolences are accepted at

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