Betty Ann Schmidt, age 85, a resident of Wyncote, PA died on January 20, 2021.
Born in Abington, PA, Betty was the daughter of the late Warren Harpster Smith and the late Dorothy Van Nouhuys Smith. She graduated from Abington Friends High School and later studied at Beaver College (now Arcadia University)
She was an avid tennis and squash player and was a member of the Philadelphia Cricket Club. She enjoyed gardening. She was a long-time and active member of Calvary Presbyterian Church in Wyncote. Professionally, Betty was a devoted caregiver and companion. She was called upon to care for the elderly, ill and even dogs or cats. She treated those she cared for as if they were her family.
She is survived by her husband, Lawrence S. Schmidt; children, R. Warren Schmidt and Stephanie L. Schmidt; daughter-in-law, Teresa Schmidt; grandsons, Garrett Harry Schmidt and Aidan James Schmidt; nieces and nephews, Barbara Bouse-Belinski, Beverly Yohe and Garner Bouse.
A memorial service will be held at a later time when her life can truly be celebrated and all those wishing to attend will be able to do so. Memorial contributions may be sent to Montgomery County S.P.C.A., 19 E. Ridge Pike, P.O. Box 222 Conshohocken, PA 19425-0222 or to Woodmere Art Museum, 9201 Germantown Ave., Phila., PA 19118 (www.woodmereartmuseum. org/donate)
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