James "Jim" J. Kocis

  • Died: September 3, 2020
  • Location: Mount Pleasant

Saloom-Rega Funeral Service

730 W Main St
Mount Pleasant, PA 15666

Tel. (724) 547-2122

Tribute & Message From The Family

James "Jim" J. Kocis, 51 of Mt. Pleasant passed away Thursday, September 3, 2020 at Excela Health, Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg. Jim was born June 18, 1969 in Mt. Pleasant the son of the late, Joseph R. and Phyllis K Jurkovic Kocis. Jim was a 1987 graduate of Geibel High School, a member of the Visitation Roman Catholic Church, Mt. Pleasant, a member and trustee of the Falcons Club, Mt. Pleasant, a life member of the Hecla Firemen's Club and various other social clubs of the area. He was an avid hunter and enjoyed playing golf. Jim was formerly employed for over 31 years by UPS, New Stanton. Surviving are his sister, Cathy Novakovich (Roy) of North Huntington, aunts, Jeanie Kocis and Paula Connors and numerous cousins. Visitation for family and friends will be held from 1 to 8pm Monday at SALOOM-REGA FUNERAL SERVICE 730 W. Main Street Mt. Pleasant where parting prayers will be held at 9:30am Tuesday followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 10AM at the Visitation Roman Catholic Church, Mt. Pleasant. Interment will follow in the Visitation Cemetery. Please visit Jim's online memorial at www.saloom-rega.com to sign the condolence guestbook. Richard Rega, funeral director. (In compliance with the CDC Covid-19 guidelines, only 25 people will be permitted at one time in the funeral home during the visitation. Masks and social distancing are required).


Condolence & Memory Journal

As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends. So sorry for your loss. Jim was much to young to pass. I will always remember how kind & pleasant he was whenever we would see each other in My Pleasant. May he rest in peace✝

Posted by Janet Shaffer - Family   September 16, 2020

I am sorry so for your loss. I have fond memories of our childhood.

Posted by Steve Roberts - Greenville, NC - Classmate   September 07, 2020

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. My friend and co-worker, So sorry to hear of your passing.

Posted by Christine Beneke - Coworker   September 07, 2020

Way too soon Cuz. May you rest in peace. Give my brother a big hug for me.

Posted by Barbara Kocis - Richmond, VA - Family   September 07, 2020

I will miss you Jim. May you rest in peace.

Posted by Sue Kitta - Mount Pleasant, PA - Friend   September 07, 2020

Jim, you will be missed as a friend and Josh's Godfather. Rest in Peace

Posted by Mark Lori and Josh Basenback - LATROBE, PA - Friend   September 07, 2020

I'm sorry for your loss, Jim was a great friend I'll miss him.

Posted by Sandra Basenback - Latrobe, PA - Family Friend   September 05, 2020

So sorry for his passing. Condolences to the family.

Posted by Shawn Chappell - Mammoth, PA - Friend   September 04, 2020

My heart goes out to you and your family at this difficult time.

Posted by Stephanie Doolan - Montgomery, TX - Friend   September 04, 2020

My deepest sympathy to Jim's family
RIP Jimmy

Posted by Shirley Strenkowski - NEW KENSINGTON, PA - Family   September 04, 2020