James A. “Boo” Coder, Jr., 69, of 15 Lang Lane, Lewis Run, PA
James A. “Boo” Coder, Jr., 69, of 15 Lang Lane, Lewis Run, PA passed away Monday, November 14, 2022, at the UPMC Hamot Medical Center.
Born November 19, 1952, in Bradford, he was the son of the late James A. and Joanne (Cramer) Coder, Sr.
Boo was a graduate of Bradford Central Christian High School, class of 1971. He worked his way through the ranks as a Bradford City Fireman
and was appointed Chief on December 18, 2007 and he served as chief until January 31, 2011. After retiring as a Bradford City Firefighter,
he worked for Northern Industrial Insulation and the University of Pittsburgh of Bradford.
On September 2, 2006 on his parents back porch he married Carol (Kightlinger) Coder, who survives.
He excelled in sports in school, playing basketball and football. He was an avid sportsman,loved bowling, fishing, hunting, golf, and played
shortstop in the Bradford Men’s Softball League. He was a member of the Gleason Golf League and the Italian Club. He was a Bradford
Township Supervisor for many years and donated his time to help to stock fish in the area.
Surviving is his wife and longtime companion, Carol, one daughter, Krista Coder, four sisters, Sis Crappio, Annie Keller, Tessa Crosby,
and Kelly Gainey, one brother, John H. Coder, two grandchildren, 11 nieces and nephews, Buddy, Melissa, Katelyn, Garret, Jason, Jimmy,
Dalton, Kara, Brianna, Christian, and Aaron, and our loyal companion our cats, Daisy and Annie.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Michael P. Coder, and one son, Casey Coder.
Family will receive friends on Sunday, November 20, 2022, from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM, in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc., 33 South
Avenue. Friends are also invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM Monday in St. Bernard Church, with Fr. Jim Gutting, as
celebrant. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery
Memorial contributions, if desired, may be made to or a charity of the donor’s choice.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.hollenbeckcahill.com