Michael Zudiker, 71, of Cranford died Feb. 21, 2016. Born in Poughkeepsie, NY, he lived in Queens before moving to New Jersey, where he lived in Roselle Park and Elizabeth before moving to Cranford 20 years ago.
Mr. Zudiker was employed in the pharmaceutical industry, working over 20 years for Schering Plough as director of New Products Planning and later for 10 years for Ferring Pharmaceuticals in Tarrytown, NY, in the same capacity. He retired five years ago.
He earned a BS and a PhD from Queens College as well as an MBA from St. John’s University in New York City. He was a member of the Cranford and Millburn Photography Clubs and had been an active member of Temple Beth-El Mekor Chayim of Cranford.
He is survived by his wife, Susanne Goldstein (Robin), his son, Steven (Janay Osantowski) of San Diego; his daughter, Suzanne of Los Angeles; a sister, Ronnie Zusman of Raynham, Mass.; and five grandchildren.
Services were held Feb. 23 with arrangements by Ross’ Shalom Chapels, Springfield.