In Memory of
Francis X. Schmittler
1927 ~ April 30, 2017
Francis X. Schmittler, fondly known as "Frank", 89, of
Hazlet, New Jersey, passed away peacefully on Sunday,
April 30, 2017 at Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank,
Frank was born on October 25, 1927 in Jersey City, New
Jersey. As a young adult, Frank moved to Bayonne, New
Jersey, and later in life, settled in Hazlet, New
Jersey. Frank was a Veteran of the United States Navy,
where he proudly served on the U.S.S. Iowa during the
occupation of Japan. Before retirement, he worked for
New York-New Jersey Port Authority as the Maintenance
Unit Manager, and while living in Monmouth County, Frank
was a member of the Veteran's of Foreign War in Belford.
He was predeceased by his parents, Dominic and Mary (Wolleon)
Schmittler, his devoted wife, Ellen (Ross) Schmittler,
his beloved daughter, Kathy Schmittler, and his dear
siblings, Joseph Schmittler, Doris M. Feehan, and Rita
Schmittler, along with his very special dog, Buddy.
Frank is survived by his loving daughter, Ellen Sperry
of Hazlet, New Jersey, his dear brother, James
Schmittler of Bayonne, New Jersey, and his cherished
granddaughter, Ryan Sperry. He is also survived by his
adoring nephews, James, Thomas, and Brian, and his
treasured great nephew, Cole. Frank will be deeply
missed, but never forgotten.
Family and friends are invited to visit on Wednesday,
May 3, 2017 from 4:00 to 8:00 PM and Thursday morning,
May 4, 2017 from 8:00 to 8:45 AM at the Shore Point
Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 3269 State
Highway/Route 35 North, Hazlet, New Jersey 07730.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Thursday
morning, May 4, 2017 at 9:30 AM at The Church of St.
Catherine Laboure, 110 Bray Avenue, North Middletown,
New Jersey 07748.
Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, 340 Ridge
Road, North Arlington, New Jersey. In lieu of flowers,
donations in loving memory of Frank to the St. Jude
Children's Research Hospital, www.stjude.org, would be
For information, directions, or to send condolences to
the family, please visit:
Shore Point Funeral Home
Hazlet, NJ 07730