Born October 7 1930 in Bratislava, died July 4 2020 in Colac.
Youngest child of Irma and Josef Schmelz. Brother to Ruth and Judith (dec). Beloved and loving Husband of Louise. Beloved and loving Father to Catherine and Paul. Admired and respected Father-in-law to Richard and Renuka. Adored Grandfather of Alexander, Edward, Millicent, Josef and Lucy. Loved Uncle of Peter (Frankfurt), Susan (London), and Leon (Melbourne). Loved Cousin of Baruch (Rehovot).
Died peacefully surrounded by his loved ones. A gentleman who will be forever in our hearts and memories.
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Deepest sympathy to Louise, Catherine, Richard, Paul and Renuka and the Somers family on your sad loss. Much love to you all as you treasure memories of your much loved husband, father, father-in-law, and grandfather. Love Liz, Greg, Ruby, Lily and Zeb xx
Alex, esteemed friend and mentor of the U3A French Conversation Group. A warm and cultured gentleman with a cheeky sense of humour – patient, kind and gracious. We will miss you, our friend.
Sincere condolences to Louise, Catherine, Paul and families from Cor, Campbell, Francois, Helen, Judy, Linda, Mireille
Deepest condolences to Louise, Catherine, Paul and families. It was such an honour to have assisted and gotten to know Alex in the last couple of months. I thoroughly enjoyed my time with you both.