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Bradley Scott Pabody peacefully passed away at his home in Gettysburg on Saturday, May 14, 2022.
Brad was born March 16, 1957 in Savannah, Georgia. He was the son of Nancy (Hoadley) Pabody and the late Ernest Pabody.
He retired after serving twenty-five years as the Branch Chief of the National Fire Data Center under the US Fire Administration in October, 2017. Brad came to the NFDC from New Jersey in 1992, where he had spent nine years working as the Assistant Fire Chief and the NFIRS State Program Manager. He was supportive of the NFIRS program and shepherded it through several iterations and advancements, bringing fire incident data to the national stage and setting the foundation for what NFIRS has become today. Brad's interest in fire safety and fire fighting began as a teen when he entered the Junior Fire Fighting program of the Willingboro NJ Fire Dept. He rose to the position of Chief and gained the respect of those who knew him.
Brad is survived by his wife of 34 years, Eileen Roderique Pabody, four sons and their spouses: Rick and Vanessa, David and Lisa, Mark and Ashley, Chris and Jessica; seven grandchildren whom he loved and adored: Aiden, Giavanna, Luca, Sofia, Mackenzie, Brooklyn and Leonard; brothers Doug and Greg, sisters Cindy Crable and Tracy Thompson, and many nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday May 23, 2022 at 11:00 am at Saint Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Gettysburg, PA. Viewing will be at Monahan Funeral home, 125 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg PA on Sunday May 22, 2022 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm, and at the church on Monday from 10:00 am until the time of the Mass.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Brad's name to the Mission of Divine Mercy, (missionofdivinemercy.org) or Gettysburg Fire Company, 35 North Stratton Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325. Online obituary and condolences available at monahanfuneralhome.com Peace.