Patricia Pelkey Doak, 61, of Meriden passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 18, 2018 at Hartford Hospital. She was the beloved wife of William T. Doak. Patricia was born in New Haven on July 23, 1957 and was the daughter of Ernest and Barbara Ratta Pelkey. She had worked as a bus driver for New Britain Transportation. Patricia loved horseback riding and her cats. She was a singer/composer of gospel church music and was a member, deacon and trustee of the Montowese Baptist Church. Mother of Christine (Jess) Schilling and Evelyn (Robert) Wilson. Grandmother of Jacob & Mercedes Schilling, Erin & Steven Wilson, Kaylie & David Gay and Gulianna Doak. Sister of Colleen Pelkey, Mary Desenti, Rhonda Pinckney, Ken & Michael Connor, Peggy & Stephanie.
Family and friends are invited to attend a “Celebration of Patricia’s Life” on Sunday afternoon, October 28th at 2:00 in the Montowese Baptist Church, 201 Quinnipiac Avenue, North Haven. Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the ASPCA, 424 E.92ND Street, New York City, New York 10128. The North Haven Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements