Esther M. Cochran, 73, of Butler, Pennsylvania, passed away on July 2, 2018 at the Butler Memorial Hospital.
She was born August 9, 1944 in New Brighton, Pennsylvania to the late Harrison Hoey and the late Jane E. McDermott Hoey.
Esther was a Co-owner at Dave Cochran Auto Body. She was a member at Grace @ Calvary Lutheran Church. Esther was a lifetime member of Beta Sigma Phi. She was a member of The Country Music Dance Club. Esther was a fan of the Pittsburgh Pirates and Steelers. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
Esther is survived by her husband David, who she married on November 22, 1980; three daughters, Kimberly Christie of Butler, PA, Cheryl Gilliland of Butler, PA, Michele (Edward) Bowman of Butler, PA; one step-son, Eric (Amber) Cochran of Bluffton, SC; six grandchildren, Matthew Gilliland, Tyler Pesci, Kaitlyn Pesci, Adyson Bowman, Ryleigh Cochran, Ashleigh Cochran; one sister, Lois (Bill) Craft of Idaho Falls, ID; one brother, Harrison (Carole) Hoey II of Columbia, SC; one dog, Beloved Coco; and a number of nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Kevin Christie, and one sister, Carol Tueton.
Friends will be received Friday, July 6, 2018, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm & 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm at Thompson – Miller Funeral Home, Inc., 124 East North Street Butler, PA.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, July 7, 2018, 10:30 am at the Thompson-Miller Funeral Home Inc., 124 East North St. Butler, PA, with Pastor Tara R. Lynn of Grace @ Calvary Lutheran Church, officiating.
Burial will take place in the Butler County Memorial Park.
The family would like to express our thanks to the staff of the Butler County Dialysis Center for their years of care and friendship.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Grace @ Calvary Lutheran Church, 123 E. Diamond St., Butler, PA, 16001
Online condolences can be given at www.thompson-miller.com.