Donald F. Schmidt of Jamesport died April 1 at his home. He was 94.
The son of Marguerite (Madden) and Joseph Schmidt, he was born Sept. 22, 1923, in Brooklyn.
Mr. Schmidt was a retired chief of detectives for the Suffolk County Police Department.
He is survived by his children, Craig, Jon, Donna, Nancy, Maureen Messner and Lori; 12 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
The family will receive visitors Thursday, April 5, from 2 to 4:30 and 7 to 9:30 p.m. at Tuthill-Mangano Funeral Home in Riverhead, where a Celebration of Life will take place at 8 p.m. Deacon Frank Barone will officiate. Closing prayers will be said at 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 6, at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Jamesport Cemetery.
Online condolences may be left at tuthillfh.com.