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Alice E. Schmidt
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    Boston, MA 02118

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“To the entire Schmidt Family,We are so sorry for the passing of your mom. We have some of the fondest memories of our childhood spent together. I...Read More »
1 of 20 | Posted by: Jayne Sheehan & Family

“Alice is my dear mother in law, I am the wife of her deceased son Robert.I can only say, she was the best mother in law anyone could ever ask for,as...Read More »
2 of 20 | Posted by: Joanne Schmidt - Melrose, MA

“My dear Schmidt family,I am so incredibly sorry for your loss. Aunt Alice was an amazing woman, and I always enjoyed visiting with her up the lake. ...Read More »
3 of 20 | Posted by: Kim Simpson - Keene, NH - Family

“We all loved the Schmidt family, Alice especially. Growing up, we spent many weekends with them. Alice was my mother's best friend and that...Read More »
4 of 20 | Posted by: Linda Cox (Miles) - San Diego, CA

“Dear Heidi,Your mom was such a beautiful woman inside and out. Such a lady at all times. I have many fond memories of our younger days with you,...Read More »
5 of 20 | Posted by: cheryl Pendenza - Medford, MA

“Alice was my mother's best friend all throughout her life. Alice was like a second mother to me. Growing up was always an adventure at Newfound Lake....Read More »
6 of 20 | Posted by: Roger Trujillo - Everett, MA

“Pam so sorry about your mom I know its been tough these last couple of years but you can rest assure she is in a better place. I will say a prayer...Read More »
7 of 20 | Posted by: A friend

“We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Alice and your dad were a part of our sweet memories growing up as children at Newfound Lake including all the...Read More »
8 of 20 | Posted by: Patti Ann Ross- Burak - Quincy, MA

“We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Alice and your dad were a part of our sweet memories growing up as children at Newfound Lake including all the...Read More »
9 of 20 | Posted by: Patti Ann Ross- Burak - Quincy, MA

“Dear Pam,My deepest sympathy to you and your family over your Mother's passing. She was such a help whenever I needed information from Human...Read More »
10 of 20 | Posted by: Bill Faucher - Stoneham, MA

Alice and Frances “Our deepest sympathies for your loss -Schmidt Family, Hurst Family, Gostanian Family, and MacMillian Family - We are remembering many good times...Read More »
11 of 20 | Posted by: Denise & Domenic Scolaro and Frances Gostanian - FL

“I'm so sad to hear about Alice passing. She was a sweet person and very welcoming. She helped me navigate my first years working at Whidden Memorial...Read More »
12 of 20 | Posted by: Madeline Hoffman-Littlehale - NH

“Please accept my heartfelt sympathy on your loss of Alice, a most wonderful and caring person who will surely be missed by many. I am Barbara...Read More »
13 of 20 | Posted by: Bsrbarz Melvin - Chelsea, MA

“With deepest sympathy to the family of Alice Schmidt. May precious memories help you through these difficult days , and bring you comfort in your...Read More »
14 of 20 | Posted by: Roberta Marcin - Everett, MA

“Allison and Family, May the Lord hold you extra close to his heart during this very difficult time.The picture slides portray a wonderful and...Read More »
15 of 20 | Posted by: Susan & Harry Kraiza - Lewes, DE

“My heart goes out to all of the Family.I have wonderful memories of days an nights ,as a child ,On Holiday Hill, and how comfortable, Alice would...Read More »
16 of 20 | Posted by: Patricia Bryant - Revere, MA

“God bless you, Allison ,and family during this difficult time-know that your mother is at peace with God. ”
17 of 20 | Posted by: Judy Bernat - Lake Worth, FL

“Ed, Janet and family,I wish I had met Alice more than I had, but that one meeting showed me the sophisticated and gracious woman that she was! Even...Read More »
18 of 20 | Posted by: Nancy Roy - Hebron, NH

“Dearest Pam and family,We extend our deepest sympathy on the loss of your mother. She was a loving and gracious woman to all. The fond memories we...Read More »
19 of 20 | Posted by: Anne and Herb Lawrence - Saugus, MA

“To Alice's Family, Our condolences on the loss of your mom. She has been our mother Rita's roommate, at Bear Mountain, for quite some time. She was a...Read More »
20 of 20 | Posted by: Debbie and Jim Blanchard - NH


Alice was born in Malden, Massachusetts to Sally and William Libby on July 18, 1930. She passed away on 4/29/2020 while residing at Bear Mountain Skilled Nursing Facility in Andover, Massachusetts. She was 89 years old. She grew up in Everett, Massachusetts. Alice attended Everett Public Schools and graduated from Everett High School in 1948. She had one brother William Libby who is deceased.

In 1948 Alice met and later married Edward A. Schmidt of Louisville, Kentucky. Ed was a sailor in the U.S. Navy. Alice and Ed loved Newfound Lake in New Hampshire and spent many wonderful summers in their home in Bristol, New Hampshire. They made many wonderful lifelong friends.

Alice worked at the Whidden Memorial Hospital in Everett, Massachusetts for many years where she was first employed as a secretary in the Operating Room and later until her retirement she was Administrative Assistant to Human Resources. She was well like and had many friends and acquaintances.
Alice loved to travel all over the world. She went to China and stood on the Great Wall, Hawaii several times with Ed, she went to Germany and Scotland and on her 80th birthday she went to England and France with her daughters.

Alice leaves behind her daughter Pamela Hurst and her husband John, and her grandchildren John and Michael Hurst; her son Edward Schmidt and his children Edward Jr., Glenn and his wife Trish Schmidt, and great grandchildren Tommy, Robbie and Hannah Schmidt; and her grandson Erik Schmidt; her daughter Heidi Gostanian and her husband Michael and grandchildren Brandon and Bobby Gostanian; her daughter Allison MacMillan and her husband Edward and grandchildren Alex, Kelsey and Lauren MacMillan. Alice was predeceased by her two sons Robert and Glenn Schmidt.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Alice's name to the Parkinson Disease Association, Massachusetts Chapter, 72 East Concord St., Room C3, Boston, MA 02118. Please send the family a card, drop a card at the funeral home for the family or send a message of condolence on the Alice's webpage