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Obituary for Toby Robert Pankake

Toby Robert Pankake, 50, of Hummelstown, passed away Friday, February 4, 2022, in his home surrounded by his loving family.

Born in Hershey on October 16, 1971, he was the son of Robert H. Pankake husband of Carol of Pine Grove, and Sandra Longreen Pankake of Grantville.

Toby worked as a realtor for Brownstone Real Estate Co. He was a 1990 graduate of Lower Dauphin High School, and a 1994 graduate of Kutztown University where he earned a degree in Criminal Justice. Toby was an avid outdoorsman. He loved to hunt, fish, and play golf. Toby’s greatest passion was spending time with his family, and watching his kids’ sporting events.

In addition to his parents, Toby is survived by his loving wife Nicole Slatt Pankake; his two children, Hunter R. Pankake and Grace K. Pankake of Hummelstown; two brothers, Gregg Pankake husband of Denise of Hummelstown, and Adam Pankake husband of Hope of Mechanicsburg; his sister, Lisa Berrier wife of Tim of Carlisle; his father and mother-in-law, Gary and Diane Beaver Slatt of Hummelstown; two brothers-in-laws, Ed Slatt husband of Jenny of Hummelstown, and Michael Slatt husband of Pamela of Palmyra; a sister-in-law, Kate Slatt of Hummelstown; and many nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Toby’s Life will be held Thursday, February 10, 2022, at 7:00 PM in Grace United Methodist Church, 433 East Main Street, Hummelstown, with The Rev. Dr. Charles Salisbury, his pastor, officiating. A visitation will be held Thursday at the church from 5 PM until time of the service. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.

Trefz & Bowser Funeral Home, 114 West Main Street, Hummelstown, is handling the arrangements.

Contributions in Toby's name may be directed to support the Penn State Cancer Institute. Please make checks payable to Penn State University placing "In memory of Toby Pankake" on the memo line and mail to University Development, P.O. Box 852, Hershey PA 17033.

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