Kocot, Viola Gwendolynne

May 28, 1926 – December 22, 2016

It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Viola Gwendolynne Kocot, beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend.

Viola passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of December 22, 2016 at Nanaimo Travellers Lodge.

She is survived by her son, Michael A. Kocot (Innisfail, Alberta); daughter, Linda A. Kocot (Nanaimo); cherished granddaughters, Erin Hayden (Cory) of Nanaimo and Gwendolyn Kocot (Alberta); two great-grandchildren, Gregorey and Carissa Hayden (Nanaimo); brothers, John Mead (Donna) of Oshawa, Ontario, Chuck Mead of Newmarket, Ontario; as well as extended family and friends. Aunty Vi will also be missed by numerous nieces and nephews across Canada.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Nanaimo Travellers Lodge or The Alzheimer Society of Canada would be appreciated by the family.

A celebration of life for Viola will be held at

Sands – Nanaimo at a later date.

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