Gattozzi & Son Funeral Home

12524 Chillicothe Road, Chesterland, OH


Michael L. Koeth

September 2, 1953August 19, 2020

Michael L. Koeth, of Newbury Twp., passed away August 19, 2020. He worked as a plumber for over 40 years and was a proud member of Local 55, serving as its Vice-President for many years. He retired in 2005. Mike was an active parishioner of the Church of St. Helen in Newbury. Also, he was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 3304 where he served as the Deputy Grand Knight, and a 4th Degree Sir Knight in the Cardinal Newman Assembly 837.

Mike’s interests included golf (worked in maintenance at Pleasant Hills), softball, hunting and fishing, and bird watching. He enjoyed identifying the different birds that came to his bird feeder in his backyard.

He is survived by his wife, Linda R. (nee Finomore); his mother, Vivian (nee Johnson); siblings, Pam, Kim, Stacey and Bob. He is also an uncle, great-uncle and cousin to many. Mike was preceded in death by his father, Leroy.

Friends may call at the GATTOZZI AND SON FUNERAL HOME, 12524 Chillicothe Road (Route 306, N. of Mayfield Rd.) Chesterland, on Sunday August 23rd, 2020 from 2:00-7:00pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00am on Monday, Aug 24th 2020 at the Church of St. Helen, 12060 Kinsman Rd., Newbury. Interment Western Reserve Memorial Gardens, Chesterland.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Mike’s name to The ALS Association www.als.org or Hospice of the Western Reserve www.hospicewr.org.

Social Distancing and Masks required.


  • Leroy F. Koeth, Father (deceased)
  • Vivian (nee Johnson) Koeth, Mother
  • Linda R. (nee Finomore), Wife
  • Pam, Sister
  • Kim, Sister
  • Stacey, Sister
  • Bob, Brother
  • Mike is also an uncle, great-uncle, and cousin to many.

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  • Visitation (Masks required and social distancing will be observed)

    Sunday, August 23, 2020

  • Mass of Christian Burial (Masks required and social distancing will be observed)

    Monday, August 24, 2020

  • Interment

    Monday, August 24, 2020


Michael L. Koeth

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Sharon Duchene

August 22, 2020

Michael will be missed dearly❤️. At our annual Koeth Smyth family reunions, Michael and Pam always seemed to win the adult water balloon toss! The Koeth Family has been blessed with Michael’s laughter and friendship through out the years. Our family is rich with cousins and Michael will always be in our hearts! Luv you Cuz❤️ Sharon

Ken Sutherland

August 22, 2020


Connie and I are so sorry to learn of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.


Angela Vanek

August 21, 2020

My deepest condolences on the loss of such a wonderful man.


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