Flynn & Son Funeral Home: Obituaries

Flynn & Son Funeral Home

Donald Donald "Tim" Dudics
(Died June 5, 2013)

Donald “Tim” Dudics, 86, a lifelong resident of Edison, passed peacefully at his home with his family at his side on Wednesday, June 5, 2013.

Mr. Dudics was a graduate of Metuchen High School, a veteran of WW II, serving in the U.S. Navy Seabees. Donald was one of the original paid firemen of the Edison Twp. Fire Department, serving for over 36 years, before retiring as the township’s first ever Deputy Fire Chief in 1984. He was a member of St. Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Church in Fords, Edison and currently of Perth Amboy. Mr. Dudics was a charter member of the Clara Barton First Aid Squad, and served as a volunteer for the Raritan Engine Co. # 2 in Clara Barton and was a Life Member of the Exempt's Firemen's Association. He was a 65 year member of the American Legion Post # 324 of Clara Barton. He was a former Boy Scout Assistant Leader, Past Member of the Thanksgiving Group at Loyola Retreat House in Morristown NJ for over 25 years and a member of Woodbridge chapter # 3869 AARP.

He was predeceased by his wife, Irene (Madger) Dudics who died in 1984, and his son in law Joseph Markous, his brother, George Dudics and sister, Anna Schuller.

He leaves behind his two sons, Donald Dudics, Jr. of Edison and John Dudics and his wife Lisa of Howell, his two daughters, Eileen Markous of Berkeley Springs, West Va. and Jane Mc Laughlin and husband Adam of Woodbridge, his 6 grandchildren, Abigail and Matthew Markous and Samantha and Jacob Dudics and Bryan and Jessica McLaughlin, his sister, Helen Pcolar of Edison and his long-time companion, Kathy Zaluk of Edison.

Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at 9 a.m. from the Flynn & Son Funeral Home 23 Ford Ave Fords NJ 08863, followed by a 10 a.m. Service of Divine Liturgy at St. Nicholas Byzantine Church in Perth Amboy. Interment will follow in Resurrection Burial Park in Piscataway. Visitation will be on Tuesday, June 11, 2013 from 2 to 4 p.m. & 7-9 p.m.

Donations may be made in his memory to JFK Haven Hospice, 80 James St. Edison, NJ 08820.