Gary E. Schmidt of Homosassa, Florida, formerly of Riverhead and Wading River, died on Jan. 5, 2022 in Crystal River, Florida. He was 59 years old.

He was born on Sept. 5, 1962 in Riverhead to Kenneth and Elizabeth (Szczepanik) Schmidt. He graduated from Riverhead High School. He worked as a self-employed electrician at Circuits Inc. His hobbies included golfing and skiing.

He was predeceased by his father. He is survived by his mother, by his children, Gabrielle and Paul and brothers, David and Kenneth II.

The family will receive visitors on Friday, Jan. 14 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at Tuthill Mangano Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, Jan. 15 at 10:30 a.m. at Sts. Peter and Paul R.C. Church in Manorville. Interment will follow at St. Isidore’s Cemetery in Riverhead.

Memorial donations to the Alzheimer’s Association would be appreciated.