Marcus N. Cudina, age 71, passed away on September 5, 2021 after a long battle with illness. Marcus was born in Cliffside Park, NJ and lived with his wife and youngest son in Upper Saddle River, NJ at the time of his passing. At a young age, Marcus fell in love with adventure. An eclectic collection of jobs brought him across the continents, from the ski resorts in St. Moritz to the oil fields of Algeria. He received a BA and MBA from Rutgers as well as a JD from Seton Hall before launching a successful career at Western Union. He continued to travel and met his Austrian wife of thirty years, Madeleine, in Linz, Austria. Throughout all, he devoted himself to his family and faith. He had a passion for food and travel. In his last years, he held several non-executive directorships and doted on his grandchildren. He is survived by his wife Madeleine, his son Marcus, his stepchildren Barbara with Simone and Bertram with Tricia and grandchildren Marie, Finley and Lukas, and his brothers William with Anita and Christopher with Mary and sister-in-law Georgia (wife of late brother Richard) as well as his nieces and nephews. A wake will be held at St. Gabriel’s RC Church, 88 East Saddle River Road, Saddle River, NJ 07458 on Tuesday, September 7, 2021 from 4-8 PM. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at 10:30 AM at St. Gabriel's RC Church. Please send tributes, memories and condolences to vanemburghsneider.com.
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