H. Diana Schmidt (nee Lawler)

April 9, 1931 - January 8, 2020

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beloved wife of the late C. John “Jack” Schmidt, loving mother of Mary Ann Schmidt, C.J. (Betsy) Schmidt, Jane (Dave) Scupham, Matthew (Micki) Schmidt, and the late Cynthia (Herb) Gelhaus, grandmother of Carl (Rachel) and Emily Gelhaus, Mary Rose (Kevin) Radecki and Abby (Michael) Hile; Hope Schmidt, Virginia (Thom) Anderson, Peter (Melissa) Schmidt; Hannah and Will Scupham; Javier and Lucia Judy, great-grandmother of Jack, Grant, Paul, Luke Gelhaus; Olivia, Ben, Ryan, Connor Radecki; Lou, Gus, Ruth and Dorothy Hile, sister of Mary (the late Bill) Fogarty, and the late Jack (Jane) Lawler, Jim (Sylvia) Lawler, also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Diana was a member of Cincinnati Woman’s Club, Clifton Music Club and P.E.O. Diana passed away on Wednesday January 8, 2020 at age 88. Visitation will be held Tuesday, January, 14, 2020 at St Monica St George, 328 W McMillan St. 45219, from 9:30am until Mass of Christian burial at 11am. Memorials may be directed to Franciscan Friars 1615 Vine St. 45202. Condolences at hodappfuneralhome.com


Frank Abell - Jan 19, 2020
Aunt Diana always had a smile on her face. She’ll be missed by all who knew her. My condolences to the family.
Maggie Roberts-Gleich - Jan 18, 2020
To Diana’s family I was saddened to hear of Diana’s passing. She was a very kind and funny & loving lady to me and to anyone who engaged her. I know you all will sorely miss her smile and warmth! Such a sweet human being and ever so intelligent❣️✝️
Louise Redden - Jan 15, 2020
On behalf of Jeanette and the late George Scanlon, my deepest sympathy to your family. Both Jeanette and George loved Diana and Jack, and had many wonderful memories of their friendship. Sending condolences to the family.
Mary Pennycuff, President Clifton Music Club - Jan 14, 2020
As president of Clifton Music Club, I want to say that she was a longtime member and continued to be an actively involved one until more recently. We have made a donation to the Scholarship Fund which she had continued to support. We will miss her as a gracious member and friend.
Chip Pratt - Jan 14, 2020
My thoughts, prayers and condolences go out to Mary Ann and the entire Schmidt family. So sorry to hear this....will miss seeing her at church. God Bless
Elizabeth Hamilton - Jan 14, 2020
I'd like to give my condolences to Diana's family. I worked with Diana at the University of Cincinnati Library and have fond memories of her.
Kelly Manning - Jan 14, 2020
My deepest condolences to the entire family, Diana was a wonderful woman. Sending you much love at this time.
Janet Choate - Jan 13, 2020
So sorry for the loss of your mother, Jane. Enjoyed meeting her at the kids grandparents day. A very gracious lady. May She rest in Peace! Condolences to the rest of your family too!
Rick Abell - Jan 12, 2020
My prayers for the family. Aunt Diana was a wonderful person. Always kind and a real pleasure to just be around A great lady.
Maggie Roberts-Gleich - Jan 11, 2020
I will not be in Cincinnati for your service sweet Diana but I will find a Mass to attend in honor if you✝️I have missed you & I shall always miss you because you were so very kind to me and. Your smile and laughter lifted me more than you’ll know. I know you wanted to stay longer but God called you home like he did Elijah ✝️❤️😇all my love to your entire family I know their hearts ache to have to say goodbye now but we will all see each other again 😘
Bob Hanneken - Jan 10, 2020
Sorry for your loss Mary and family. You're in our thoughts and prayers. Bob Hanneken Lisa Garofalo