February 12, 1957 - April 26, 2018
Visitation: Monday 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at Devlin Funeral Home, North Hills
Service: Tuesday at 10 a.m. in St. John Neumann
Ronald P. Kocent, of McCandless Twp., passed away on Thursday, April 26, 2018. Beloved husband of 33 years to Lisa K. (Bussard); loving father of Brandon J. Kocent (Sarah) and Alexander P. Kocent; beloved son of Pauline (Belch) Kocent and the late Walter Kocent; brother of Nancy Hungerman (Frank), Robert Kocent (Christine), and Mark Kocent (Linda); also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
His professional career in the field of Health Care Administration included a comprehensive blend of provider and payer executive directorships with both UPMC & Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield organizations. His endeavors at UPMC included being the COO responsible for the management of 90 speciality physician practices. At the time of his death, he was currently employed by Zimmer Biomet, as an economic and reimbursement field Associate Director, specializing with orthopedic and neurosurgeons with cutting edge advancements in technology available to patients.
Ron also enjoyed fishing, canoeing, live music, playing the guitar and spending time with his friends and family. He will be missed by more people than we can possibly even begin to imagine. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to: Youth Music Programs at www.gofundme.com/ron-kocent-youth-music-programs.
Friends received Monday 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at Devlin Funeral Home, 806 Perry Hwy., North Hills. Mass of Christian Burial in St. John Neumann Church, Tuesday, 10 a.m. Ron Kocent, MHA, FACHE: