KOCOT, Matthew Dalton
July 20, 1971 - June 29, 2013
Suddenly at his home in St. Clair Shores, Michigan. Beloved son of Judith (Mackey) Kocot of Kingston, ON. Loving father of Brayden Kocot (Aged 5) and his mother Christina Lewicki Kocot. Dear brother of Christopher and Elizabeth. Son-in-law of Mary and Mike Lewicki. Also remembered by his many personal and family friends. Matt grew up in Windsor, Ontario and spent his later years in St. Clair Shores, Michigan. His interests included camping, motorcycling, fishing and exotic automobiles. Matt had many achievements in his life. He was a member of his High School Band, Military Reserve Band and a Jazz Group which he played at venues in the USA and Canada. He was an experienced lifeguard with Advanced Badges from The Royal Canadian Life Saving Society (Red Cross) and was chosen to be a lifeguard for a Windsor triathlon in the Detroit River. He travelled throughout the USA, Canada and Europe. Served as a Server and Choirboy with St. Matthew's and St. James Anglican Churches. He worked in computer programing, having attended the University of Windsor and St. Clair College. His work included several years at a Detroit law firm and then at an automotive company with plants in Michigan and Kentucky. At the time of his death he was a computer consultant. A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Mary's Cathedral, Kingston on his birthday, July 20, 2013 at 5:00 p.m.
WARTMAN FUNERAL HOME
"Kingston Chapel" (613) 634-3722
Published in The Windsor Star from July 6 to July 9, 2013