August 8, 2002
Dr. William C. Schmoldt, a former assistant professor of mathematics and director of the computing center at Washington College (September 1972 through December 1979), passed away this past Sunday from injuries suffered in a diving accident. Dr. Schmoldt, a licensed sea captain, was diving at the Andrea Doria wreck off Nantucket Island when the accident occurred.
Dr. Schmoldt, of Brielle, New Jersey, was a computer science teacher at The Ranney School in Tinton Falls, N.J., at the time of his death. Prior to that, he developed computer software for AT&T/Lucent Technologies.
Dr. Schmoldt was a graduate of Washington College (Class of 1969), earned a masters degree from the University of Missouri, a doctorate in computer science from the University of Maryland, and a MBA from Monmouth University.
He is survived by a sister, Janet Brzinski, and a brother, Eric.
Services will be held Thursday, August 8 at 12:30 PM at the August F. Schmidt Memorial Funeral Home, 139 Westfield Avenue, Elizabeth, NJ, (732) 352-2268.