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Patricia L. (Hlavac) Decroo

April 18, 1965 — August 6, 2019

Patricia L. (Hlavac) Decroo, 54, of Buffalo Township, passed away Tuesday, August 6, 2019 in Allegheny Valley Hospital, Natrona Heights. She was born April 18, 1965, in Braddock to Catherine Goodin Hlavac, of Pittsburgh and the late Eugene Hlavac. Patti was a member of St. Mary, Mother of God Church in Freeport. She enjoyed flowers, bird watching, Disney and her pets, Chiquita, Sydney, Rusty, Esha and the late Allie who rejoices in seeing Patti again. Patti is survived by her mother listed above, her husband of 11 years, Kirby A. Decroo Jr. ; her siblings, Eugene Hlavac Jr., of Pittsburgh, Diane (Jim) Edgar, of Monroeville and Terri (Steve) Kazousky, of Cranberry Township; brother-in-laws, Joseph (Sue) Decroo, of Buffalo Township and Greg (Lisa) Decroo, of Lower Burrell; sister-in-law, Brenda Decroo (Dave Jones), of Buffalo Township; nieces, Victoria, Bethani and Noelle; nephews, Austin, Nick, Josh, Neal and Nevin; and by her great nephews, Landon and Lincoln.

Friends will be received on Sunday from 1-3, 6-8 PM in the Cicholski-Zidek Funeral Home, Inc., 1522 Carlisle St., Natrona Heights 724-224-8688, where a parting prayer service will be held on Monday at 9:15 AM. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10 AM in St. Mary, Mother of God Church in Freeport with her pastor the Rev. Ronald Maquinana as celebrant. Burial will be in Mt. Airy Cemetery, Natrona Heights. In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Patti may be made to the Orphans of the Storm, 11878 PA-85, Kittanning, Pa. 16201. To send an online condolence please visit

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Sunday, August 11, 2019

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Mass of Christian Burial

Monday, August 12, 2019

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St. Mary, Mother of God Church

608 High Street, Freeport, PA 16229

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