In Loving Memory of Irving Cader

Irving Cader

Irving Cader

Clarks Summit, PA August 1, 1917 ~ June 13, 2019 Date of Service: June 16, 2019

Irving Cader, 101, of Clarks Summit, PA, passed away Thursday, June 13, 2019.  

His long life was filled with clear memories of his childhood, his proud service in the U.S. Army in World War II, his wonderful fifty-three year marriage to the love of his life the former Helene R. Schwartz, who died in 1999, and his family.

Born August 1, 1917 in Scranton to Benjamin and Nettie Powers Cader, Irv was a graduate of Scranton Central High School class of 1935 and Penn State University class of 1939, where he was a member of Beta Sigma Rho fraternity.  He entered the Army in 1941 and was part of Operation Torch, the 1st allied invasion of North Africa in November 1942.  He travelled through Italy, France and Germany, where he participated in the liberation of Nordhausen concentration camp, March 1945.  

He returned to Scranton after the war to join his father in the family business, the Scranton Brush Company, which he continued to operate and grow with his son Jimmy until August, 1997.  

He was an honest and sincere man of few words and enjoyed cruising in the winters and Cape May in the summers.  

He is survived by his three children, Lynne Malamut and husband Jerry, Boynton Beach, Florida; Jimmy Cader and wife Carole, Clarks Summit, Pa.; and Beth Villafranca and husband Joe, New Hope, Pa.  

He is also survived by his 6 grandchildren:  Todd and Adam Malamut and Marni Malamut Hotchkiss, Brooke Cader Herszage and Andrea Cader Fine, and Evan Villafranca.  Also 13 great grandchildren ranging in ages of 5 months to 16 years, and numerous in-laws, cousins, nieces and nephews. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Ethel Chain, in 2008 

He was a proud member of the Jewish War Veterans and Veterans of Foreign Wars, as well as a member of Temple Israel of Scranton and the Jewish Community Center of NEPA. He was also a founding member of Glen Oak Country Club, Waverly, PA. 

He will always be remembered as a man of strong values, love for his country and Israel and most importantly, his family and many friends.  

He will be dearly missed.

Funeral services will be held Sunday at 11:00 A.M. in the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home Inc., 318 East Drinker St., by Cantor Vladimir Aronzon. Interment to follow in the Dalton Jewish Cemetery.

The family will receive friend’s from 9:45 A.M. until the time of services.

Shiva will be observed at the residence,135 Oakford Circle, Clarks Summit, Sunday 6-8 P.M. and Monday from 2-4 and 6-8 P.M.

Contributions can be made in Irv’s honor to any military organization; Elan Gardens, 465 Venard Road, Clarks Summit, Pa 18411; Allied Services Hospice Care, 511 Morgan Highway, Scranton, 18508 or to the donor’s favorite charity.

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Adele Pollack
Posts: 7
Reply #7 on : Mon June 17, 2019, 19:37:14
So very sorry for your profound loss. Adele Pollack
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Mr. Cader
Reply #6 on : Mon June 17, 2019, 15:36:53
Hello, seldom in my life have I been as touched by a single encounter as I was the day I rode with Mr. Cader from his daughter's home to his Waverly residence in 2018. The stories he shared and the courage he understated from his days in World War 2 were amazing and I will remember that drive the rest of my life. I often told Jimmy that his dad was my hero, and I truly meant it. Sincerely, Michael Cordaro, Jr.
Barry Weiss
Posts: 7
So sorry
Reply #5 on : Sat June 15, 2019, 23:05:34
Jim, Jan and I are so sorry to hear about your are blessed having him all these years.
steven eisner
Posts: 7
What a great guy
Reply #4 on : Sat June 15, 2019, 16:25:34
I have often thought of Irving since we moved out of the area-wondering how he was getting along. Both he and Helene were terrific people and I remember them fondly.
I had forgotten that he had the same travel itinerary during the war as my father, from North Africa to the liberation of the camps. Maybe that shared experience strengthened their friendship -- along with the fact that Irving was such a likeable guy.
My sincerest condolences to the family.
Posts: 7
Re: In Loving Memory of Irving Cader
Reply #3 on : Sat June 15, 2019, 13:10:57
Dear Beth, Joe, and Evan,

So sorry to hear of your Dads passing. He was quite an accomplished man. I will fondly remember him laughing at our dogs “play dates” In the yard together. Such a nice man! God Bless.

Lauren Morel
Blanche hope
Posts: 7
Irving cader deceased
Reply #2 on : Sat June 15, 2019, 07:03:18
To Beth and cader family, so sorry about your dad.
Your parents were great neighbors across street for so many years, deepest sympathy, Blanche Hope
Willard Schwartz
Posts: 7
In-law over 70 years
Reply #1 on : Fri June 14, 2019, 19:25:48
Irv. will be sorely missed, the keeper of the Family Calendar.
Always the reminder of birthdays, yahrzeits
Anniversaries etc
Always looked forward to the Sept visits to
Scranton with Irv, Reesie, Jimmy & Carol now we are one less
Irv you were a good in-law l’ll miss you