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Patricia A. Olzak

August 11, 1939 ~ September 9, 2018 (age 79)

Patricia A. (Schuller) Olzak, 79 of Curtisville, West Deer Township, died Sunday September 9, 2018 at Allegheny General Hospital. She was born August 11, 1939 in Harwick to the late Pete and Bertha L. (Rossman) Schuller. Pat grew up in Freeport graduating from Freeport High School in 1957. Pat has lived in Curtisville for the last 60 years. She worked as a cashier at the Russellton Shop & Save for over 42 years retiring in 2002. Pat was an active member of Transfiguration R.C. Church, Russellton. She was a compassionate and loyal person who loved spending time with family and friends. She always had a positive outlook on life. Pat took extreme pride in caring for her great-grandchildren Max, Logan and Sadie, whom they called Bam Bam. She was also known to many as Mom or Grandma who all will miss her.

Survivors include her sons Thomas Ostrowski, Jr, Kenneth (Bobbi Jo) Ostrowski of Buffalo Township and David (Anita) Ostrowski of Curtisville, grandchildren Sara, Chelsea and Steve, great-grandchildren Max, Logan and Sadie, brothers Andy (Donna) Schuller of Russellton and John (Janice) Schuller of Sarver and many nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her first husband Thomas Ostrowski, Sr. Her second husband Norbert Olzak and her brothers Pete, George and Ralph Schuller.

Friends will be received Wednesday from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM in the SIWICKI-YANICKO FUNERAL HOME, 23 McKrell Road, Russellton, West Deer, where parting prayers will be conducted Thursday at 9:30 am with a Catholic Funeral Mass at 10 am following in Transfiguration R.C. Church, Russellton with the Rev. James Holland, officiating. She will be buried next to her first husband, in Our Lady of Hope Cemetery, Frazer Township. In lieu of flowers contributions can be sent to the West Deer Food Bank, 292 East Union Road, Cheswick, PA 15024. View obituary online and leave condolences at

Donations may be made to:

West Deer Food Bank
PO Box 173, Russellton PA 15076

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