Henry Pikula

Obituary of Henry Pikula

Passed away peacefully at McNally House on Monday, February 18th surrounded by the love of his family.  Devoted husband of Mary for 63 years, loving father of Deborah and Rob, Edward and Patti, and Linda and Doug.  Extremely proud Dziadzi of Matthew, Lauren, Lisa and Erin, Katie and Jack, and Jeffrey and Adam.  Will be forever missed by Joan and Bernice Pikula, Mary and John Mojeski, Jean Edwards, Chris Zych, and his many nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by his brothers Tom and Joe Pikula, and brother-in-law Lou Zych.  Henry loved to socialize with people which led to a successful career in the car industry.  He had a lifelong passion for aviation and a profound love of music.  The family would like to thank the CCAC, all the PSWs, the St. Elizabeth nurses, and staff at McNally House Hospice for their amazing care and compassion for Henry.  Visitation at Merritt Funeral Home, 287 Station Street, Smithville on Thursday, February 21 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. with Vigil Prayers at 8 p.m. Mass with Christian Burial at St. Martin of Tours Roman Catholic Church, 166 West Street, Smithville on Friday, February 22 at 11 a.m.  Interment St. Martin of Tours Roman Catholic Church Cemetery.  If desired, memorial donations to McNally House Hospice or St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church where Henry was a long-time member of the Parish would be appreciated by the family.