Patti Lee (Kartovicky) Hixson, \nof Saxonburg, Pennsylvania, passed away on August \n28, 2019 at the Good Samaritan Hospice at Concordia.\n\n\nShe was born February 27, 1961 in New Kensington, \nPennsylvania to Thomas Kartovicky of Cheswick, PA \nand the late Sue (Hess) Kartovicky .\n\nPatti was a graduate of Springdale High School. She \nran the Saxonburg Spartans for 5 years. Patti was a \nhomemaker, made our house a home. She road the MS150 \nbike ride for 10 straight years.\n\nShe is survived by her husband Dan Hixson whom she \nmarried on April 5, 1986, one son, Troy S. Hixson; \none daughter, Megan A. Hixson; two brothers, Thomas \n(Ann Marie) Kartovicky of Alpharetta, GA, and Keith \n(Edie) Kartovicky of Tampa, FL; one sister, Janet \n(Brian) Hyland of Trafford, PA. \n\nFriends will be received at Thompson - Miller \nFuneral Home, Inc., 124 East North Street Butler, \nPA. on Saturday, August 31, 2019 from 2 to 8 pm.\n\nFuneral services will be held on Sunday, September \n1, 2019 at 12:00 (noon) at Thompson-Miller Funeral \nHome, 124 East North Street, Butler, PA with Pastor \nBarbara Stoehr of First United Methodist Church, \nofficiating.\n\nIn lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the \nUPMC Hilllman Cancer Center, 5115 Center Avenue, \nPittsburgh, PA 15232.\n\nThe family would like to thank the staff and nurses \nat Shadyside Hospital, the Hillman Cancer Center and \nGood Samaritan Hospice at Concordia for their \ncompassion and excellent care.