Patricia J. Crum, age 71 of Valparaiso, Ind., passed away Monday, December
24, 2012 at Porter Regional Hospital.
She was born on
June 10, 1941, in McKeesport, Penn., to William R. Curran, who preceded her
in death, and Bertha Behunek Curran, who survives in North Huntingdon, Penn.
survived by her children Kimberly Matuszak, of Carlsbad, Calif., and Todd
Crum of Valparaiso, her grandchildren Sean, Patrick and Elora Matuszak,
brother Robert Curran of Ruffsdale, Penn., sister Saundra Curran, of White
Oak, Penn., special niece Krissy Curran, of Elizabeth, Penn., and nieces and
preceded in death by her husband Edward R. Crum on October 13, 2011.
She was a member
of Our Lady of Sorrows. Patty was a floral designer for 25 years at the
Flower Cart and owner and operator of her crocheting craft business “Designs
Created With Love.” Patty will always be remembered lovingly by her family
and friends as ornery, caring and loving.
Service will be at 6:00 p.m. Friday, December 28, 2012, with Father Paul
Quanz officiating, at the White-Love Funeral Home, 525 South 2nd St.,
The family will
receive friends on Friday at the funeral home from 3:00 p.m. until the time
information please call 219-926-1309.