Irwin Zucker
Irwin Zucker
  • November 9, 1932 - January 9, 2018
  • Columbia, South Carolina

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COLUMBIA A funeral service for Irwin Zucker, 85, will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, January 12, 2018 at Tree of Life Synagogue, with burial in Fort Jackson Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10:15 until 11:00 a.m. prior to the service at the synagogue. Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel, is assisting the family.

Mr. Zucker passed away Tuesday, January 9, 2018. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was the son of the late Sidney Zucker and Beatrice Kushner Zucker.

Irwin served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He graduated from the University of Ohio with a degree in Mechanical Engineering, and worked in the candy industry for M&M Mars and Russell Stover. He enjoyed playing and coaching sports throughout his life. Irwin was a member of Tree of Life Synagogue and was a resident at The Waterford, where he enjoyed helping fellow residents with technical support.

Surviving are his daughters, Lisa Helfer (Andrew) of Columbia, Shari Neuberger (Robert) of Vestal, N.Y. and Susan Spell (Bryan) of Jacksonville, Fla.; grandchildren, Jason Mohn, Becky Glendinning, Shayna Freed, Hallie Spell, and Justin Spell; and three great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his son, Robert Zucker.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 128 Stonemark Drive, Columbia, SC 29210; or Disabled American Veterans,

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