Judith A. Haber-Metcalf Schmiz, 72, of Searsmont, passed away Feb. 20, 2017. She was born in Rockland on Sept. 23, 1944. Judith was raised in New York and Belmont by Dorothy (Lowe) and Theodore Haber Sr., one of nine children. Judy loved bird-watching and her adorable dog. She worked as a volunteer for Johanna’s Threads and Bare Essentials in Belfast.

Judy was predeceased by her parents. She leaves behind her husband, Francis Schmiz, whom she’s been with for 35 years; sons Troy Trout of Swanville and Kenneth Trout and his wife Barbara of Texas; granddaughter Tina; sisters Darlene, Cheryl and Karen Haber; brothers Ted, Paul, Bruce and Kevin Haber and Larry Metcalf; many nieces and nephews, and her best friend Rena.

A private service was held at the Abundant Grace Ministries of Searsmont, officiated by Pastor Peter Shef. Arrangements are under the care of Riposta Funeral Home, 182 Waldo Ave., Belfast. Memories and condolences may be shared at ripostafh.com.