Melvin J. Zucker, 83, of Lawrenceville died April 4, 2013. Born in Charleston, SC, he was raised in Brooklyn.
Dr. Zucker was employed by Hughes Aircraft Corporation, where he pioneered programs in solar cells and superconductivity. He later was professor of physics and mathematics for 30 years at Mercer County Community College before retiring.
He was a graduate of Brooklyn College and received his PhD from Rutgers University.
He is survived by his wife, Caroline; his son, Joshua (Janice); his daughter, Susan (Dennis) Manning; and five grandchildren.
Services were held April 7 with arrangements by Orland’s Ewing Memorial Chapel, Ewing.