Marianne H. Lindquist

4/25/1937 – 4/9/2023

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Marianne H. Lindquist, 85, of Carmel, NY on April 9, 2023.

Marianne was born on April 25, 1937 to Eugene and Margaret (Thiele) Schmidt.

Marianne worked as the executive secretary for IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, NY for 38 years where she directly managed six other secretaries and also worked for the Putnam Board of Elections. She was a devoted mother and grandmother.

Marianne is survived by her beloved son, U.S. Air Force Colonel Eric Schmidt and his wife Julie and her two treasured grandchildren, Grayson and Harper. Marianne’s longtime companion, who she spent 22 wonderful years with, Al Witte, survives her as well. She is predeceased by her sister Barbara Schmidt.

She will be missed by everyone who knew her.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, April 13, 2023 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Cargain Funeral Home, 10 Fowler Avenue, Carmel, NY.

A funeral service to honor and celebrate Marianne’s life will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, April 14, 2023 at Cargain Funeral Home in Carmel, NY

Following the service, Marianne will be escorted to her final resting place at Raymond Hill Cemetery in Carmel, NY.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to Cargain Funeral Homes, Inc., 10 Fowler Avenue, Carmel, NY, 10512, (845) 225-3672,