Sophia G. Schmidt, 31, of 31 West Patrick St., Frederick, Md., died unexpectedly Friday, Jan. 25, 2013 in Frederick, Md.
She was born Feb. 27, 1981 in Madison, Wis., daughter of Christian and Heidi Dorsey Schmidt, who survive, of St. Marys.
In 1990 the family moved to St. Marys and Sophia graduated from Elk County Catholic High School, Class of 1999. She also graduated from Bucknell University in 2004 and received her masterâ€™s degree from Johns Hopkins University in 2011. She was an employee of the Science Applications International Corporation.
Sophia loved hiking, reading, traveling and being with her family. She was a member of her high school and college bands. She played soccer in high school and rugby as an adult.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by two sisters, Andriana Schmidt Sifuentes (Gabe) of Ocean Side, Calif. and Gisela Schmidt of New York City, N.Y.; two brothers, Christian Schmidt (Alyssa) of Helena, Mont. and Nathan Schmidt (Dana) of Prague, Czech Republic; and nieces and nephews.
Family and friends of Sophia G. Schmidt are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated in the Queen of the World Church on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013 at 10 a.m. Burial will be in the St. Maryâ€™s Cemetery.
There will be no visitation.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Elk County Catholic School System, 114 Queens Rd., St. Marys, PA 15857; or to the St. Marys Public Library, 127 Center St., St. Marys, PA 15857.
The Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be offered at www.lynch-radkowski.com.