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Joshua Schmidt

October 6, 1979 ~ September 18, 2018 (age 38)

Joshua Schmidt, of Akron, NY entered into rest on September 18, 2018 at Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital. He was born in Amherst, NY on October 6, 1979 to Kenneth and Sharon (Spencer) Schmidt.

Joshua graduated from Akron Central High School in 1997. He continued his education at Canisius College where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. In 1992, he was the Western New York Goodwill Ambassador for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Joshua was an avid fantasy sports player. He truly enjoyed fantasy baseball, football and hockey, but he especially loved playing fantasy hockey. He, of course, was a lifelong Sabres and Bills fan.

His beloved parents, Kenneth and Sharon Schmidt; loving fiancee, Michelle Brennan and many aunts, uncles, and cousins survive Joshua.

Friends and relatives may call from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Monday, September 24, 2018 at Ross Funeral Home of Akron, LLC, 10 Eckerson Avenue, Akron where a Funeral Service will take place at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, September 25.  In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the Muscular Dystrophy Association (, designated for Duchenne research. 


Donations may be made to:

Muscular Dystrophy Association (Duchenne Research)
161 N. Clark St. , Suite 3550, Chicago IL 60601

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