Pamela Kay Porter Hancock
April 5, 1949 ~ April 10, 2022
Pamela Kay Porter Hancock's life didn't come to an end with her death. Pam passed away on Sunday April 10, 2022 at the age of 73 after a long and courageous battle with cancer, survived by loved ones who will continue to honor her legacy by living their lives to the fullest.
She was born to Van Rensselaer and Margie Porter on April 5, 1949 in Toledo, OH. She attended Bedford High School in Temperance, MI and graduated in 1967. In high school she was better known as Kay Porter to her friends. She was an outstanding academic student and part of the National Honor Society, Youth for Christ, Drama club, French club and Literary club. After high school she met her first husband and together they had two sons, Lonn and Troy. Pam loved spending time at the local pub in Florida with her best friends singing her favorite karaoke tunes. Pam had a passionate love affair with ice cream and reading. She would never be found far from her favorite books.
She held many different jobs in her life. She truly enjoyed her last career choice as a senior research area specialist for the University of Michigan in the Lakeland, Florida area. She was a loving care giver to her best friend and mother, Margie, for many years.
She is survived by her loving sons, Lonn (Sherri) Holcomb and Troy (Tammi) Holcomb; her cherished Mother, Margie Porter; 9 Grandchildren; Melissa, Nicole, Mazie, Justin, Skylar, Caitlin, Christian, Zachary and Ethan; and 7 Great Grandchildren. Her siblings, Van Rensselaer (Angie) Porter and Starr (James) Coffee. She is preceded in death by her father, Van Rensselaer Porter; her brother, Theodore A. Porter and her half sister, Peggy Albright.
Pam will be honored in a funeral service on Thursday, April 21st, 2022 at 2:00pm mountain time at Lindquist’s Ogden Mortuary, 3408 Washington Blvd, Ogden, UT 84401. Those who are unable to attend may join for a viewing on Wednesday, April 20th, 2022 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at the mortuary or from 12:30pm to 1:30pm the day of services. Interment to follow the services at Lindquist’s Washington Heights Memorial Park at 4500 Washington Blvd. Ogden, UT 84401.
Services will be live streamed and available at the bottom of Pamela’s obituary page.
The family wishes to thank the wonderful staff at Rocky Mountain Hospice. Extra special thanks go to Yesse and Bonnie for their wonderful care and love of our mother. We would never have made it through her declining years without you. She loved you both.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to the American Lung Association or your local cancer research charity.