Patricia Corrinne “Pat” Showecker

June 06, 1928 ‒ November 17, 2018

Mansfield, Ohio

Patricia Corrinne “Pat” Showecker passed away Saturday, November 17, 2018 in OhioHealth Mansfield Hospital. She was 90.

She was born June 6, 1928 to parents Gerald & Lucretia “Marie” (Fellers) Wigle in Leamington, Ontario, Canada. After Pat graduated from High School, she earned her bachelor’s degree in music from Bowling Green University with the class of 1950.

On August 27, 1955, she married James Herbert Showecker and they shared 50 wonderful years of marriage until he passed away in 2005. Now they are together again.

Pat was a member Mayflower Congregational Christian Church where she was a part of the choir and growth committee. She was also a member of the Eastern Star, Bellville Chapter and Mansfield Chapter #17.

Pat enjoyed music. She started playing the piano at age 6 and ever since music was a part of her life even going as far as composing some music herself and singing in a trio in Toronto, Canada. Pat also enjoyed reading and meeting people.

She is survived by sons Mike Showecker, Steve Showecker (Sheila Hanes), Roger (Patty) Showecker and Gerry (Akemi) Showecker; grandchildren John, Austin, Kelly, James (Ivy) and Alan (Cassie Nolan); great-grandchildren Antonio, Emma, Kai, Luka and Milo; four-legged friend Bandy; numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.

In addition to her loving husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; siblings George Benson, Paul Gregg, Katherine Marie and Phyllis Elaine “Skippy”; step mother Phyllis Irene (Fellers) Wigle.

The Showecker family will receive friends Friday, November 23, 2018 from 11 a.m. ~ 12 p.m. in the Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home where a funeral service honoring Pat’s life will begin immediately at 12 p.m. The Rev. Dr. Richard L. Rader will speak.

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  • Pat was a loving women who was loyal and dedicated to her church. She was our pianist for years and sang in the choir. Music was a huge part of her life. She loved the Cleveland Indians and the Detroit Tigers. Pat was strong willed and believed in her convictions. Proud of “the boys” a loving mother and grandmother. Pat loved her canine companion Bandy who gave her countless laughs and served as a great friend. Pat was a blessing to all of us at Mayflower Congregational Church