Patricia H. Novicki, mother of Life Raft member Tricia Brasen, died Sept. 7, 2005. She was 77. Born Aug. 2, 1928, in Chicago, she lived in Orland Park, Ill.

She was the wife of the late Joseph I. Novicki, loving mother of Joseph (Judy) Novicki, Laura (Tom) Fitzgerald, Lynn (Bill) Seifert, Briant Novicki and Tricia (John) Brasen, proud and fun-loving “Pa” to Matt, Mary Kate, Beth, Bridget, Bill, Allison, Joshua (Laurie), Zach, Lexie, Natalie, Jake and Luke; adored sister of Jack (Rita) Klintworth, the late Bill (Marge) Klintworth and Dolores Hildenbrand, loving aunt to Deanne Stiglich and many more.

A Mass was held Sept. 10 at Our Lady of the Woods Church. Interment was at Holy Sepulchre Catholic Cemetery in Orland Park, Ill. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations may be made to the Life Raft Group, 155 Rt. 46W, Suite 202, Wayne, NJ, 07470.