Margaret A. Schmidt died of COVID-19 on May 27 at Nazareth Living Center. She was 87 years old. In 2002, she retired from the family business, Schmidt Equipment and Supply Inc., where she’d worked as a book keeper and secretary. Margaret filled her retirement with cooking, friends, family, and joy. She was known for making amazing fruit cakes and enjoying Manhattans and card games.

She is terribly missed by her neighbors, her friends, and her large extended family.