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A Wetzel and Son Obituary for:
Carl J. Schmon
August 9, 1943 - November 18, 2018

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Funeral Home - Wetzel and Son Funeral Home - 419 Huntingdon Pike, Rockledge, PA 19046 - 215-663-8550 - Map
Clergy - St. Albert the Great Church - 212 Welsh Road, Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006 - 215-947-3500 - Map
Place - VFW Mason Dixon Post 7234 - 29265 Marshy Hope Way, Ocean View, DE 19970 - 302-539-9981 - Map
Family Florist - LeRoy’s Flowers and Gifts, Inc - 16 North York Road, Hatboro, PA 19040 - 215-674-0450 - Map
Donation - Delaware Hospice - 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963 - 302-856-7717 - Map

Carl J. Schmon of Fenwick Island, Delaware died Sunday, November 18, 2018 at Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, Delaware. He was 75 years old. Carl was born August 9, 1943 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of the late Carl H. Schmon and the late Helen Schmon (nee - McCarthy). He is the beloved husband of Kathleen M. Schmon; father of Carl Schmon, Jr. and his wife Penny, William Schmon and his wife Teresita, and Brian Schmon and his wife Susan; Loving grandfather of Megan, Carl, Michael, Sarah, Caroline, Anna, and Molly Schmon; brother of Edward Schmon and his wife Harriet.

Carl was born, raised, and educated in the Lawncrest section of Philadelphia in St. William Parish. He graduated from Cardinal Dougherty High School in the city and then served in the United States Army National Guard from February 1963. He completed his Reserve obligation in December of 1970. Carl attended the Philadelphia Police Academy from 1963 to 1964 and became a police officer for the City of Philadelphia where he was selected to be an original member of both the Stakeout and the Bomb Squad Units. Carl was also employed as a security guard for the Federal Court House in Philadelphia during his working career. He and his wife Kathy were longtime residents of Ferndale Street in Northeast Philadelphia until retiring and moving to Fenwick Island, Delaware in 2004, where they both enjoyed golfing and beach activities. He was active in the American Legion Post 24 in Dagsboro, Delaware, the Elks Lodge #2645 in Ocean City, Maryland, the Moose Lodge 2542 in Frankford, Delaware, and was a 50 year member of the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #5 in Philadelphia.

Relatives and friends were invited to a celebration of his life on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 11 A.M. at the VFW Mason Dixon Post 7234, 29265 Marshy Hope Way, Ocean View, Delaware 19970, and were also invited to a visitation on Friday, November 30, 2018 from 9:30 A.M. and his Memorial Mass at 10:30 A.M. at St. Albert the Great Church, 212 Welsh Road, Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006. Religious services were conducted by Rev. Quy K. Pham. Carl’s interment was private.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to Delaware Hospice, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963.

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