Elmwood Funeral Chapel & Crematory

Visitation Information

Patrick E. DeCero, "Pat"

Passed away on December 29, 2019

Patrick "Pat" E. DeCero, 92, passed away Sunday, December 29, 2019 in Fort Wayne. He was born in Chicago, IL to the late Federico and Giovanna DiCera. Pat proudly served his country as member of the U.S. Army. He worked in human resources for U.S. Steel and after retirement he continued working for Walmart for over 20 years with his wife. Pat is survived by his daughter, Laura (Craig) Kozlowski of Fort Wayne; 2 grandchildren, Alyssa (Ryan Bodnar) Kozlowski of Grabill, IN, and Taylor (D'Antoni) Walker of Fort Wayne; and 2 great-grandchildren, Mia and Kehlani, as well as many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley DeCero; 3 sisters: Minnie (Mario) Morgan, Angelina (Ed) Novak, and Josephine Jablonski, and twin brother Michael Angelo DeCero.  Memorial Visitation Saturday, January 11, 2020 from 9:00 am until time of service at 11:00 am at the Elmwood Chapel 11200 S. Ewing Ave. Chicago.  Inurnment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.  For more information 773-731-2749 or www.elmwoodchapel.com

Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
6001 W. 111th Street
Alsip, Illinois

Visitation Information

Saturday, January 11, 2020 - 9:00 am until 11:00 am

Memorial Service
Saturday, January 11, 2020 - 11:00 am

"Pat, you will be missed more than you'll ever know. Pat was first my Uncle thru marriage, then my friend and lastly my dear, dear friend. Kiss Shirley for me, I loved you both very much."
- Carol Jervis
January 7, 2020 6:24 pm

Candles Lit
"I couldn't have had better in-laws, you and Shirley are so caring, giving and loving. I will miss you, until we see each other again, rest in peace Patsy. I hope Heaven has pasta and video poker! God bless"
- Craig Kozlowski
January 7, 2020 10:26 am