Marie Mimi Elizabeth Schmitt

August 22, 1925November 12, 2012

Marie Elizabeth "Mimi" Schmitt Aug.22,1925-Nov.12,2012 Resident of San Jose Passed away on November 12th in the comfort of her home with her family after battling PLS. Born in San Jose to Peter and Maria Zaro, Marie attended Saint Joseph's grammar school, Notre Dame High School and Healds Business College. Marie was a generous, entertaining and loving wife, mother, daughter, sister and friend to all her knew her. Preceded in death were the love of her life WWII Veteran John Robert Schmitt, who died in 1995 and her daughter, Marianne Wortel, who passed away in 2000. Survived by her three sons Ken, Michael and Mark Schmitt; daughters in law Shellie and Carole Schmitt; five grand children: Jacqueline, Jessica, Eric, Victoria and Matthew Schmitt; her brother WWII veteran Anthony "Zip" Zaro and sister Gerry Johnson. A rosary in her honor will be held Monday at 7:00PM November 19th at Willow Glen Funeral Home, public viewing starting at 5:00PM. Funeral Services will be held at Saint Christopher's Church in Willow Glen on Tuesday November 20th at 11:00AM. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Bellarmine or Notre Dame High Schools.


  • Visitation Monday, November 19, 2012
  • Rosary Service Monday, November 19, 2012
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Marie Mimi Elizabeth Schmitt

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Jeanette Watson

January 11, 2013

Remembering days at Bellarmine. You will be greatly missed. May you rest comfortalby in God's peace. vWith my love to the family.

November 19, 2012

Michael, So sorry to hear about your mom. Thinking of you always Sara x

Suzy Mosunic

November 18, 2012

My deepest condolences to your family on the loss of this lovely lady. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Cynthia Martinez

November 18, 2012

We lost a wonderful person, I know now we have a Angel who looks for us from heaven. I will miss you Mama Marie and you will live in my heart forever!!

Patty Nannini

November 16, 2012

What a wonderful and loving lady. Marie you will truly be missed. Thanks for all the loving memories over the years...all my love, thoughts and prayers to the family. Love Patty

Christine Geist

November 15, 2012

Many lovely memories of Marie visiting in Denver!! Much Love

Alexandra Nieves

November 15, 2012

I love you. You will be miss and you always will be in my heart


Young Marie going to work at IBM


Marie and her Mother on Locust Street, San Jose, CA