Edward J. Schmit Jr.
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Schmit Jr., Edward J. Schmit Jr., Edward J. beloved husband of Debbie nee Edburg; loving father of Heidi (Anthony) Skokal, Eddie III (Brenda Restaino),Heather (Dominic) Jaroch, John (Maria) and Nick (Meagan): cherished papa of Eddie IV, Anthony Jr., Jillian, Joey, Peyton, Abigail, Giovanni, Vincent, Madi, Nino, Ava, Nicholas Jr., Dominique and Jennica; devoted son of the late Edward Sr. and the late Claudia Schmit; dear brother of the late Agnes Schmit and the late Rita Farrell; fond uncle and cousin of many. Ed was a 1963 graduate of St. Rita High School and a member of the Board of Directors, a member of the St. Joseph Club and a board member of the Valentine Boys and Girls Club. He was the proud owner of the Teddy Bear Day Care for 47 years. Visitation Monday from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Shrine of St. Rita Chapel at St Rita of Cascia High School, 7740 S. Western Ave. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Rita on Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. Entombment Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to St. Jude, Mercy Home for Boys and Girls, St. Rita High School or Wounded Warriors Project are appreciated. Due to the Covid-19 Crisis those attending the services will be asked to be brief to allow all the opportunity to pay their respects to the family. Arrangement entrusted to Dalcamo Funeral Home 312-842-8681 or www.dalcamofuneralhome.com Sign Guest Book at legacy.suntimes.com

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Published in Chicago Sun-Times on Jul. 26, 2020.
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August 9, 2020
My cousin, Ed, had displayed enthusiasm for family, Italy, St Rita, baseball, and his charities regardless of how he felt health-wise any given day. He very much loved his kids and being "papa" to his grandkids. I relied on him for cousin stories from our earlier life. I appreciated the many times he reached out to invite me to various fests or just home in his "garage office". I am very saddened by his loss and extend my love Debbie and family.
Lou Mulé
July 29, 2020
We were deeply saddened to hear of Ed's passing. He left his mark in whatever endeavor he pursued and it was always positive.
Ed and Karen Gronski
July 28, 2020
So Sorry to hear about your dad. My Heart and Prayers go out to Heidi Eddy Heather Johnny and Nicky. Lots of good memories working for your dad and the friendship we had. Lots of Love coming your way. XOXO
ruthie cichocki mchugh
July 28, 2020
So sorry for the lost of your dad. He was a good guy. So many memories at Teddy Bear and friendship. May all of you guys take care and God bless. Love You XOXO Auntie Ruthie
Ruthie McHugh ( Cichocki )
July 28, 2020

Sorry for your loss. he was a good man. we have lots of memories working at teddy bear. love all you guys hope all is good with all of you. sorry i couldnt attend the services. thinking about all of you take care xoxo
ruthie cichocki mchugh
July 28, 2020
Ed was a great Rita man who exemplified the Augustinian teachings of veritas (truth), unitas (unity) and caritas (love). It was an honor to serve on the St. Rita High School Board of Directors with Ed. His love of St. Rita High School was unparalleled. I will always remember Ed working the chains with my father at Rita football games. Rest In Peace.
Mark Hacker and Family
July 27, 2020
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Mark Hacker
July 27, 2020
Ed and family, sorry to hear about your great loss may God be with you at this time of sorrow.. Tom Collopy gage park baseball/St.Rita
thomas f collopy
July 27, 2020
On behalf of Fr. Scott Donahue and Mercy Home for Boys & Girls, we would like to extend our heartfelt condolences and prayers to the family and friends of Edward Schmit.

May the angels lead him into paradise; may the martyrs come to welcome him and take him to the holy city, the new and eternal Jerusalem.
Mercy Home for Boys & Girls
July 26, 2020
Words cannot express my sadness over Ed’s passing. I will always remember his quick wit. He will be missed by so many. My prayers go to his entire family during this time.
Pamela Banno
July 25, 2020
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Linda Smiley
July 24, 2020
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.
Adeline Skokal
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