In Memoriam

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Anthony (Skipper) Thomas Hoke '66
Posted 02/25/2017 01:59PM

Anthony (Skipper) Thomas Hoke "Tony" was born in Burbank, CA, and raised in San Francisco; a graduate of St. Ignatius High School, St. Mary's College, and the FBI Academy; He was a long time Marin County resident. Tony passed away October 14, 2016 at Stanford Hospital following complications after heart surgery. Tony started his career as a Police Officer with the San Rafael Police Department, and he retired from Twin Cities Police Dept. as a Captain after 35 years of Service. He was one of the founding members of NALEC, National Asian Law Enforcement Commanders, mentoring many young Asian police officers with their careers. He moved to the Hawaiian Islands with his wife, Marie, just after retiring. Tony enjoyed years of Island life with the spirit of Aloha, welcoming many into his home. He belonged to Ho'okanipila Ukulele Band, and learned to play and build ukuleles. Traveling was another enjoyment, taking trips all over the world with family and friends. Let's not forget golf, Tony was always an avid golfer, and always enjoyed the game. Tony will be remembered by family and friends as being loving, good natured, always willing to help people, kind, generous, having an infectious laugh and big smile. The family would like to thank the many loved ones who helped them at their time of loss. Tony is survived by his wife, Marie; he was the loving father of Anthony (Wagner) and Michael (Denelle) and two grandchildren Elizabeth and Hudson. He has a large extended family. Tony was surrounded by many members of his family at his time of passing. A private service was held.

Published in Marin Independent Journal on Feb. 23, 2017

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