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James A. Hadley, Sr.  

James A. Hadley, Sr.

May 19, 1930 – February 8, 2018

James A. Hadley, Sr., age 87, of Cochranville, PA, passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 8, 2018.

Born in Wilksboro, NC on May 19, 1930, he was the son of the late Alvis Manley (“Jack”) and Lucy R. (Vannoy) Hadley. James proudly served in the US Air Force during the Korean conflict. A plumber by trade, he was the proud owner of Hadley Plumbing and Heating in Newark, DE for 31 years. He also worked for W.L. Gore as the maintenance leader for 11 years.

In addition to his parents, James was preceded in death by his son, James A. Hadley, Jr. He is survived by his daughters, Christy Carroll of Cochranville, PA and Lisa Cilento of Port Deposit, MD; and 6 grandchildren.

Memorial services will be held privately.

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  1. Jack and Lisa Blozis, February 13, 2018

    To Christy and Michael,
    Sincere condolences. Our thoughts are with you at this very sad time.
    Jack and Lisa.

  2. Myrtle Pierce, February 16, 2018

    Christie I am so sorry to hear about your dad. I know how much you love even I was so glad when you were able to take him to be at your place. He was like a father to me. I love him dearly. I love to bake or cook for him. Always taken down food to him so we can enjoy together sometimes. but I will miss him so much. I enjoy talking to him and visiting. so I love you guys very much too. God bless you. Love Myrtle

  3. Debbie Taylor, February 16, 2018

    Haven’t seen you for years Jim but thought you were a great man ! Sorry Chrissti

  4. Lori Scarfi Emory, February 16, 2018

    Christy and Lisa some one posted your dad’s passing . So sorry to hear and prayers to you and families

  5. Elmer Janney, February 17, 2018

    So sorry to hear of Jim’s passing, my wife and I worked with him at WL Gore, I enjoyed visiting with him in nottingham on the porch and our wheeling and dealing with eBay. I will miss chatting with him on the phone. Thoughts and prayers.
    Elmer & Rose Janney

  6. Lisa Varnes, February 24, 2018

    Christy, I was so sorry to hear of your father’s passing. Glad to read he was with you at this life’s end. Here’s hoping they have pinto beans and cornbread in heaven!

    • Christy, May 9, 2018

      Lisa! So good to hear from you! I have wondered where you are and how you and Al and the kids are doing.


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