James T. Coonan, VCSD Superintendent from August 1986 through August 1992 passed away on Saturday, August 20, 2022 in Orwigsburg, PA.
Jim Coonan was superintendent at the time of the East Coldenham tragedy. He was also the superintendent for a bond project that resulted in major updates to the high school cafeteria, library, classrooms, and the building of the natatorium (indoor pool)/Hagger wing that adjoins the Middle School and High School. Mr. Coonan always began each school year reminding the staff to treat every child as a precious gift.
A memorial service will be held in the fall at the Hamilton-Breiner Funeral Home in Orwigsburg, PA.