Shirley J. Schmid Jan. 2, 1927 - Oct. 11, 2009 Resident of Martinez Our mom, Shirley J. Schmid, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Sunday morning, October 11, 2009. She was preceded in death by her loving husband Bob of 53 years, in November of 2008. Born in Oakland, which is where she met dad, she spent most of her adult life residing in the family home in Pleasant Hill where she raised her three sons. Mom loved spending time surrounded by her family, and the family dogs as well. She even enjoyed watching Sunday football with her three boys. Shirley looked forward to her frequent visits and letters from her older sister, who she loved very much. One of her favorite hobbies was crocheting family afghans. She will be dearly missed by her by her sister Betty; and her three sons: Phil (Saberina) of Montana, Paul (Deb) of Concord, and John (Deborah) of Rio Vista; 6 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She will forever be in our hearts. Donations can be made in Shirley's name to: Vitas Innovative Hospice Care, 365 Lennon Lane, Walnut Creek, CA 94598. Arrangements by the Neptune Society.