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Donald Allen Kocay

Age 61, of McKees Rocks, peacefully passed away on September 8, 2019 after a hard fought battle with melanoma, and other significant health issues. Preceded in death by his parents, Joseph W. and Grace Kocay, and his sister Jean. He is survived by his brother, Joseph (Helene) Kocay and his family: Rachel (David) Marogi, and Andrew Kocay; his sister, Ellen (Dean) Hill and her family: Emily, Dean Jr., and Benjamin Hill.

Don was a hard worker. People who knew Don well, admired his perseverance to keep working and live his life as best he could and the way he wanted. He enjoyed the ability to interact with people throughout his years working in customer service for various companies. He loved to tinker on cars. He had a special talent for cooking and enjoyed sharing a meal with family, close friends and neighbors. He loved his dogs and all forms of music.

Family will receive friends SATURDAY from 12PM until the time of a service at 4 PM at the McDERMOTT FUNERAL HOME, INC., 1225 Chartiers Avenue, McKees Rocks.

Family requests contributions to the Hillman Cancer Center, UPMC Cancer Pavilion, Suite 1B, 5150 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232.

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Condolences and deepest sympathies to Don's family. He may be gone from this world but he will remain in your heart forever! God be with you and yours

Karen Sep 16 2019 12:00 AM

Donald will be missed by all his old co workers at Xerox. We had a lot of laughs and good times. My condolences to his family. RIP Donald

Nancy McCullough Sep 13 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Donald Kocay

Joseph Kocay Sep 13 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Donald Kocay

Lorrie Miller Sep 12 2019 12:00 AM

I worked with Don at Fedex. He was always helping co-workers and customers. It was a privilege to know him and he will be missed. My sincere condolences to his family and friends.

Pat McDonough Sep 12 2019 12:00 AM

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Expression of Sympathy Sep 12 2019 12:00 AM

Your family has my condolences on the passing of Don. I remember him from Fedex and he was a great guy with a good sense of humor.

Clarke Wiggins Sep 11 2019 12:00 AM

Don was such a great friend! I will miss him so much. My sincere condolences to his family and friends. He was one of a kind. Rest In Peace, Donald

Joanne Sep 10 2019 12:00 AM

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