Justin D. Schmidt

VIENNA — Justin Daniel Schmidt, 27, died unexpectedly at 10:38 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017, at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital following an auto accident in Ellsworth Township.

Justin was born March 27, 1990, in Youngstown, the son of Thomas R. and Deborah Schiffler Schmidt and lived in Vienna most of his life.

He graduated from Mathews High School in 2008 and enlisted into the United States Army on Sept. 9, 2009, and was discharged from active duty on Jan. 12, 2013. He served in the Army National Guard until April 23, 2017. He was a self-employed roofer and an avid Ohio State Buckeye fan.

Justin is survived by his parents, Thomas and Debbie Schmidt, and brother, Aaron Schmidt, all of Vienna and with whom he lived; grandmother, Ilene Hudavoni of McDonald; and aunt Shawn Woods of Mineral Ridge. He also leaves an extended group of military comrades and longtime friends.

Calling hours will be 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, at the Holeton-Yuhasz Funeral Home, Niles. His funeral service and burial will be private for immediate family. At the request of his family, please omit sending flowers.

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