Obituary – Duane Kocela


Duane Andrew Kocela of Kincardine passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022, surrounded by his family.
Beloved son of the late John and Valerie Kocela of Windsor.
Duane was predeceased by his loving wife, Cindy.
Dear loving father of Melissa (Zack) Smith of Kincardine, Christopher (Erin) of Tiverton, Jennifer of Kincardine, and Brelynne (Dylan) Sayle of Kincardine.
Proud grandfather of Mayah, Hannah, Felicia, Bennett, Orion, Dalilah, Penelope, Jewel, Elia, Caden and Layla.
Fondly remembered by his brothers: Manuel Kocela of Windsor, John Kocela of Vancouver and predeceased by his loving brother Gary Kocela of Kelowna.
Cremation has taken place. Duane’s family will hold a private memorial.
A celebration of life and a charitable round of golf benefiting the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Canada will take place in the summer of 2022; details to be announced in spring of 2022 or can be found on Duane’s memorial page at
Duane’s dearest wish was that his friends and loved ones would gather to celebrate his life, and not mourn his passing.

Obituary – Duane Kocela was last modified: January 6th, 2022 by Dianna Martell

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  1. Deepest regrets. Sorry to hear of Dianne,s passing. I remember Duane and Manuel when growing up. My father was Joseph KocelA and my mother Sophie. Thank Cheryl for the notice. Jerry KocelA.

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