- August 16, 1948 - September 10, 2014
of Patricia's Passing
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Badger Funeral Homes, Inc.
Patricia Jewel Coffey Hoke departed her life on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert L. Hoke, Jr.; parents, Charles and Virginia Showell and Winifred Benn and Mary Outlaw; and two brothers, Velton W. Showell, Jr. and Tony Ricks. She was born on August 16, 1948, in Suffolk, Virginia.
She received her undergraduate degree from Temple University and then went on to the University of Pennsylvania's renowned Wharton School of Business where she received her Masters in Business Administration.
Pat had a very successful twenty-year career as a high-level executive in the Computer Science/Management Information Systems industry. In 1985, she relocated to Wellesley, MA, and accepted her last corporate position with Wang Laboratories in nearby Lowell. While in Massachusetts, she excelled in a second job in sales with Colorado Prime Food Service. In 1990 Pat became a full-time salesperson with the company and continued with them for 15 more years. She took great pride in helping people make better food choices and being a very strong salesperson. During her tenure, she was nationally recognized and awarded by Colorado Prime for either being the number one salesperson or consistently staying in the top ten.
Services will be held at the Badger Funeral Home, 347 King St., Littleton, MA 01460.
The family will receive friends on Monday, Sept. 22 for a viewing at 5p.m. The service will begin at 6. The repast will follow at the home of her dear friend, Claudette Hunt, 234 Old Littleton Rd., Harvard, MA 01451. The interment will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 23, at 11 a.m. at the Massachusetts National Cemetery, 1 Connery Ave., Bourne, MA 02532
Pat is survived by her daughter, Tiffany Stone (Brian); two grandsons, Dillon and Braedon Stone; two sisters, Ida Outlaw McPherson and Jeanette Outlaw; two brothers, Geoffrey B. Outlaw, Jr. and Joseph K. Outlaw, sister-in-law, Delores Showell; nieces and nephews, Eric Showell and Velton W. Showell III (Lori); Brocton, Christopher and Azaliyah Outlaw, Brittany Jewel McPherson, Azalea Headen, Tamaryo Wilson, Czar, Jliyah and Jada Outlaw.