Karl Goldschmiedt


Karl Goldschmiedt, 70, of Macungie, PA passed away on Tuesday, March 13, 2018.  Born in Konigsbrunn, Germany, he immigrated to the U.S. in 1949 and was the first transatlantic child.  Raised in Passaic, NJ, he resided in East Rutherford, Succasunna and Flanders before moving to Pennsylvania.   An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed fishing, hunting trips with his sons, trips to Anguilla and was ready for any adventure.  The ultimate handyman, Karl was a food enthusiast and enjoyed spending time with his family who he loved immensely.

Prior to retiring in 2011, he was a production manager with the Cronite Company in Parsippany for over 20 years.

Beloved husband of Barbara (Hatch) Goldschmiedt.  Loving and devoted father of Karl Goldschmiedt, Jr. and wife Daina and Paul Goldschmiedt and wife Amy.  Cherished grandfather of Paul Jr. and Emily Goldschmiedt.  Dear brother of Anna Bulur, John Goldschmidt and wife Delia and Stephen Goldschmidt and wife Lucia.  Dear brother-in-law of George Hatch, III and wife Tania.  He is also survived my many loving nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

The family will receive family and friends Saturday, March 17, 2018, 11 am – 12:30 pm with service immediately following at Vander Plaat-Caggiano Funeral Home, 13-31 Saddle River Road, Fair Lawn, NJ.  Interment George Washington Memorial Park in Paramus.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Karl to the American Liver Foundation, 39 Broadway, Suite 2700, NY, NY 10006, www.liverfoundation.org would be appreciated.

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We will always cherish fondly our memories of Karl. Larry and he loved going to Panera for breakfast. We all loved going to the Limeport Inn together for dinner. We happily joined Karl in being food enthusiasts. God speed, dear friend! We will miss you.

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