Deacon William SchmitzJune 8, 1952 - October 3, 2018 Deacon William Schmitz, passed on from this life on October 16, 2018 at the age of 66. Deacon Bill was born on June 18, 1952 and ordained a permanent deacon for the Archdiocese of Detroit on October 3, 2009. He has served at St. Mary Queen of Creation Parish since Ordination. Visitation will take place at Gendernalik Funeral Home, at 35259 23 Mile Road, New Baltimore, Michigan 48047 on Sunday, October 21, 2018 from 2 – 8 p.m. with a Scripture Service at 6 p.m. Deacon Bill will lie in repose on Monday, October 22, 2018 at St. Isidore Parish, 18201 23 Mile Road, Macomb Township, Michigan 48042, from 10 a.m. until the celebration of his funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. Condolences may be sent to Mrs. Rita Schmitz, 35818 Rockingham, New Baltimore, Michigan 48047 – 1000. Kindly include in the general intercessions of your weekend liturgies a prayer for the repose of the soul of Deacon Bill Schmitz. Please keep him and his family in your prayers.