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John A. Cordero, Buffalo News pressman

July 30, 1957 – June 19, 2015

John A. Cordero, 57, a pressman for The Buffalo News, died Friday in Buffalo General Medical Center following a long battle with pancreatic cancer.

Born in Buffalo, Mr. Cordero was a graduate of Burgard High School and was a pressman at the Buffalo Courier-Express before joining The News in 1983, after the Courier closed. He worked until 1998.

A lifelong Buffalo Bills fan, he was a football coach for the South Buffalo Little League organization.

He also enjoyed camping at the Triple R campground with his family.

Survivors include his wife, Christine; three sons, Shawn, Scott and Shane; three daughters, Suzi Vidinovski, Stacy Sabol and Stephanie Aquila; six brothers, Gerald, Richard, Robert, James, Phillip and Kenneth; and six grandchildren.

A service will be held at 8 p.m. Tuesday in Lombardo Funeral Home, 899 Niagara Falls Blvd.