William Harold Kocis, age 73, of White Oak, PA and Port Vue, PA died on Friday, November 3, 2023. He was born in New York, NY on July 17, 1950 and was the son of the late Helen Kocis and the husband of the late Helen Louise Bucek Kocis, who passed on April 14, 2020. William proudly served in the United States Army as military police. Upon discharge, he was employed by US Steel National Tube Works and later moved to Pooler, Georgia with his wife and family to serve as an educator for the remainder of his career. You could always find William surrounded by his pets, a loving Siamese cat and loyal miniature poodle, and listening to music. William had a passion for 60's and 70's rock with a special interest in the British invasion. He was known by his family for remembering birthdays and making each card personal.
He is survived by his children, Lindsay Kocis of White Oak, PA and David Kocis of North Huntington, PA, loving companion, Janet Miller of Greensburg, PA, and many extended and loving family members.
Family and friends will gather at Strifflers of White Oak Cremation and Mortuary Services, Inc., 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, supervisor, 412-678-6177) on Tuesday, November 7, 2023 from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., when services will be held in the funeral home chapel. Burial with military honors will follow.
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