Raymond George Schmude, 66, of Karns City, passed away Saturday, October 17, 2015 at his home.
He was born May 24, 1949 in Pittsburgh, the son of the late Patsy Notaro and Marian (Schmude) Notaro.
Ray was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served during the Vietnam War. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and anything outdoors. Ray was a lifetime member of the NRA, DAV and the American Legion. He worked as an Electrical Draftsman/designer for various companies in the area.
Surviving are his wife whom he married May 28, 1982, Barbara (Cornett) Schmude of Karns City; 2 sons, Gordon Schmude of Butler and Brian Schmude and his girlfriend, Beth of Ambridge; 4 granddaughters, Katlyn, Amber, Angela and Ariel Schmude; a great grandson, Elijha Schmude; 3 step-grandchildren; 2 sisters, Denise (Tucker) Sciulli of Pittsburgh and Kathy (John) Zovko of Pittsburgh; 3 brothers, James (Marcia) Notaro of Butler, Donnie and his late wife, Sandy Notaro of Pittsburgh and Gregory (Michele) Notaro of Pittsburgh.
He was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, George & Hester Schmude, a niece, Deseree Duffy and a number of aunts and uncles.
Friends will be received at Young Funeral Home, Ltd., 127 W. Jefferson St., Butler, on Monday, October 19, 2015 from 2-8PM.
Services will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, October 20th at 10AM. Military honors by VFW #249 and American Legion #778.
Interment in the Twin Valley Memorial Park, Delmont, PA.
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