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Danny Kocher

01/26/1939 — 12/30/2022

A close-up of Danny Kocher laughing and smiling

Danny Kocher, age 83 of Willowick, passed away December 30th, 2022 at Hillcrest Hospital. He was born January 26th, 1939 in Powell Station, Tennessee to the late Claude and Audrey Kocher.

Danny was a U.S. Marine Corp Veteran, worked as a Longshoreman and had endless gifts and talents. He was boisterous, quick witted and had the greatest sense of humor. He will be missed by so many.

Danny was the loving companion and love of his life of Connie Ruscitto; beloved father of Gina (Ray) Cuprak, Dena Sapp, Lisa Kocher and the late Mark Kocher; grandfather of Taryn, Daniel, Elizabeth, Caroline, Mary Austin, Chloe, Jason and Penelope; brother of Claudia (Gerry) Burney and Carolyn (Bob) West; former husband of the late Patricia Fratino; uncle of many.

A Private inurnment was held at All Souls Cemetery on Monday, June 26th, 2023.

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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