Patricia Ann Rozek passed through our hands on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, at her home in Leesburg, Fla., at the age of 53. A memorial ceremony will be at Steverson, Hamlin and Hilbish Funeral Home, 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10, 2014.
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Pat was born in Bay City, Michigan to David and Lois (Reinhart) Rozek Nov. 19, 1960. She graduated from Eben High School, class of 1979 in Eben Junction, Michigan. Pat married her beloved husband, Todd J. Beaudry, May 3, 2012, in Tavares. She worked as a rural mail carrier in Mt. Dora. For the past seven years she enjoyed working and socializing with all her coworkers. She also loved working in the garden and travel. She always said, "Thank God, there is dirt everywhere you go." Pat also worked tirelessly with a local group called "Adopt A Child For Christmas," which collected toys for local children to help all kids to have at least one toy or clothing to open on Christmas.
Pat is survived by her loving husband, Todd J. Beaudry; step daughter, Heidi-Joe (Kroupa) Cotey; step-grandchildren, Payton, Reece and Olivia Cotey; her parents, Dave and Lois Rozek; brothers, Michael Rozek, Mark Rozek, Tim and Nancy Rozek; sister, Beverly (Rozek) and Randy Ollila; nieces, Michelle Swanson, Jennifer Ring, Nocean Burson and Samantha Ollila; nephews, Mark Rozek, Adam Rozek, Buck Rozek and Brett Ollila.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to, "Adopt A Child For Christmas," www.AdoptAChildForChristmas.com, P.O. Box 1311, Mount Dora, FL 32756.
Arrangements are entrusted to Steverson, Hamlin & Hilbish Funerals and Cremations, 226 E. Burleigh Blvd., Tavares, FL, 352-343-4444. Condolences, memories and photos may be shared on the tribute wall at www.SteversonHamlinHilbish.com.
Published in Citrus County Chronicle on Jan. 3, 2014