Painesville Location

1000 Mentor Avenue Painesville, Ohio 44077

Willoughby Location

38001 Euclid Avenue Willoughby, Ohio 44094

Mentor Location

6330 Center Street Mentor, Ohio 44060

Danny Kocher

01/26/1939 — 12/30/2022

Andrew “Butch” A. Pikula, age 82 of Eastlake, passed away on December 26th, 2022 at the Cleveland Clinic. He was born November 25th, 1940 in Cleveland to the late Andrew and Ann Pikula.

Butch retired from Gould in Eastlake. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran and enjoyed coffee, fishing and traveling with his wife. He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He went to all his grandchildren’s sporting events.

Butch was the loving husband for 58 years to Joyce Pikula (nee Schneider); dearest father of Stacy (Robert) Barzal and Kim Pikula; beloved grandfather of Joshua, Sydney and Rylee Barzal, Amanda (Kevin) Runyeon, Nicholas (Desiree-fiancée) Pikula and Katie Harris; great grandfather of Aubree, Lainey and Ryleigh; brother in law of Jerry (Joyce) Schneider, David (Peggy-deceased) Schneider and the late William (Jean) Schneider, Robert Schneider and Mary Kay Schneider; uncle to many.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 – 7:00 PM Friday, December 30th at McMahon Coyne Vitantonio Funeral Home, 38001 Euclid Ave., Willoughby. A Memorial Mass will be held at 10:00 AM Saturday at St. Justin Martyr Church, 35781 Stevens Blvd., Eastlake.

Donations can be made in Butch’s name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Arrangements have been entrusted to Jeff Monreal Funeral Home.

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5 Replies to “Danny Kocher”

  1. Gregg and Leslie Baird February 17, 2023 at 11:21 pm

    Connie and family our prayers are with you as we loved Danny, extraordinary man and special friend.
    He will be missed by so many, may he rest in peace and know he was loved


  2. No words can express the loss we feel.
    He was the best brother ever! I hope he knew how much he was loved


  3. Robin & Scott Wengerd February 17, 2023 at 11:22 pm

    We are so very sorry for your loss. Many blessings and prayers to the family.


  4. Connie – I only wish that I had met Danny. I know and love you, and know how much he meant to you. My most sincere condolences are sent from deep within my heart to you and to the very large and loving family that was Danny’s.


  5. I am so very sorry for this sad loss in your life. All the things I’ve heard about this dear man and the few times we’ve met, made it easy to admire Danny. We send our love to all of you.


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