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James A. Sedora

James A. Sedora, 70, of Coplay, died Nov. 9, 2022, following a 10-year battle with cancer. He was the husband of Mary Lou (Sharkazy) Sedora for 49 years.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late George and Julia (Slota) Sedora.

He was in the U.S. Army Reserves 1972-78.

He worked at Tarkett, Sappi Fine Paper and Gardner Cryogenics until he retired in 2017.

He was a member at St. Peter Roman Catholic Church, Coplay, and volunteered at church suppers, pierogi-making events and the annual church picnic.

He helped found the Coplay Athletic Club weight room in 1993.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Jennifer Sedora with Sandy Fiorito; a son, Michael Sedora with Julie Sedora; three grandsons, Gehrig, Jackson and Dylan Sedora; a mother-in-law, Elda Sharkazy; and three brothers, George, William and John with Maryann Sedora.

He was predeceased by a granddaughter, Matti Morgan Sedora.

Contributions may be made to the church, 4 S. Fifth St., Coplay, 18037; or donate blood in his honor.

Arrangements were made by Gilbert Funeral Home Inc., Whitehall.