Born July 11, 1949 in the Bronx, New York, he was a son of Rose Coda and the late Frank Coda.
Mr. Coda worked in the travel and tourism industry beginning with LIB/GO Travel in New Jersey. His last position was vice president of sales and marketing for GWV Vacations in Needham.
In addition to his wife, Mary Ann, he leaves his son, Justin; his mother, Rose; and his brothers, Frank Coda, Anthony Coda and Larry Coda.
Family and friends will honor and remember his life by gathering for calling hours Thursday, March 1, from 4 to 8 p.m., at Heald & Chiampa Funeral Directors ~ The Sumner House, 5 Church Road, On the Common, Shrewsbury Center, and again at 10 a.m. Friday, March 2, before leaving in procession to Mountain View Cemetery, Boylston Street (Route 140), Shrewsbury Center, where his graveside service will be celebrated at 11 a.m.
Honor Mr. Coda's passion for gardening with a contribution to Tower Hill Botanic Garden, 11 French Dr., Boylston, MA 01505, so that a memorial bench is named in his memory at a later date.