Kaleb G. Holder
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Kaleb Gordon Holder, 12 years old, passed away February 19th, 2020 after his long battle with Adrenoleukodystrophy, or ALD. Prior to contracting ALD Kaleb was a happy kid who loved playing outside, catching bugs, building Legos and all the things children do, until his diagnosis at the age of 8. Most of all he loved life, and all kinds of law enforcement and first responders. He lived to one day serve his country. On March 4, 2016 Kaleb became Sheriff for a day under Lehigh County Sheriff Joseph Hanna. He also enjoyed a day at the Lehigh Valley Phantoms on March 20, 2016.

His family includes mother Janelle Livingston and step father Jerel Livingston; father Gordon; his sisters Janeen Daly and Colleen Rattan; niece Ivenelle and nephew Jeremiah Kaleb; maternal grandparents Angela & Samaroo Boodoo; brother in law Richmon Penn; aunts, uncles, and extended family in Trinidad.

Services: public visitation will be held Thursday, Feb. 27th at the Cathedral Church of St. Catharine of Siena, 1825 Turner St., Allentown, starting at 9:30 a.m. with Mass at 11:30 a.m. Multi-departmental law enforcement procession and interment following at Resurrection Cemetery, Wescosville. Kaleb's family asks that everyone wear bright colors, especially royal blue for ALD Awareness.

Donations can be made to the Stop ALD Foundation, www.stopald.org. Arrangements are by Nicos C. Elias Funeral Home, Allentown. www.eliasfuneralhome.com

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Published in Morning Call on Feb. 22, 2020.
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February 25, 2020
Kaleb you are a true warrior you beat the odds and gave us time. You are my hero. I love you my sweet nephew I will always remember you being a happy boy full of life and love. Fly high and rest in peace. You will always be in our hearts. From your extended family in Trinidad we love you. Now fly our angel.
Alicia Boodoo
Family
February 25, 2020
We send our deepest condolences in your time of sorrow. May God comfort you and keep you wrapped in his loving arms.
MaDonna and Kenneth Brown
Family
February 24, 2020
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MaDonna Livingston
February 24, 2020
Words could never be spoke that would describe the Love and concern showered by so many in your oh so short life taken by our GOD who loves you so. The Love of a mother your mother from whom you developed within for 9 months is the deepest human love and no other can compare or feel the loss of you in her daily life like her.You will be missed by many and loved by all as you rest easy in our FATHERS comforting embrace and smile down upon us till we meet again.
Floyd Carter
Family
February 24, 2020
Kaleb was and forever will be my baby, he is my hero and my biggest inspiration. He has taught me what it is to be strong. He is the best part of me and I know I was chosen to be his mom for a reason. Before Kalebs diagnosis he was the most respectful, jolly and loving kid in the world he loved building Legos and helping people. He was obsessed with serving his country as an officer and thanks to Sheriff Joe Hanna he got the chance to experience that. Kaleb be be gone but he will never be forgotten. He will always be my guiding light and my angel I LOVE YOU INFINITY Xs INFINITY BABY.
Janelle Livingston
Mother
February 24, 2020
The Dickerson family of San Joaquin Valley, California, sends their condolences to Kaleb's family.
February 23, 2020
Your little Sheriff is free to patrol the heavens now. God bless.
Gail Scudder
February 23, 2020
I am so sorry for the loss of this sweet, beautiful boy. My sincere condolences to Kaleb's family and friends. May he rest in eternal peace.
February 22, 2020
So sorry to hear that this beautiful child has left us. I am very lucky to have met him and assist with his care. I am sure he is playing among the Angel's. Condolences to the family
Eileen Bond. LPN
February 22, 2020
Even though I never met you in person, I know you were a very loved child. RIP sweet angel
Tammi Dannecker Nirtheast Medical Sales
February 22, 2020
holder family I did not know your child but I offer my sincere sympathies on the loss of your child. He is no longer suffering. I pray you know he is in heaven.
Shirley Fenstermaker
February 22, 2020
To the Holder family.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you
an your family at this time loss
may god bless you
RIP KALEB
LORI BONILLA BREINIGSVILLE
Lorie Bonilla
February 22, 2020
Jill Hoskins
February 22, 2020
Rest In Peace sweet angel.
February 22, 2020
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February 21, 2020
so sorry for you loss
Ellie Shumack
February 21, 2020
I am so sorry to read that Kaleb has passed away. I only know him via the newspaper story from a few years ago. But his situation has touched me (and many others, I'm sure) deeply. It is sad that this sweet, beautiful child is gone so soon. But we are all here 'on loan'. God wanted his creation back, sooner than later. God bless you Kaleb! My sincere condolences to your family and friends.
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