Walter L. (Buddy) Ader
Walter L. (Buddy) Ader, 74, of Califon, NJ died Thursday, March 3, 2016, at Overlook Hospital surrounded by his loving family.
Born March 24, 1941, in Somerville, NJ, the son of the late Walter and Evelyn (Riley) Ader.
He graduated from North Hunterdon High School and joined the Army where he was in the Army Core of Engineers.
He spent his career with Jersey Central Power & Light as a lineman and a training instructor. He was an active member of the Califon Fire Company where he was chief from 1973-1974. Buddy enjoyed life and spending time with his family and friends.
He is survived by his wife Sally, his son Mark Ader and wife Shona, his daughter Laura Diacik and husband Chris, and his son Walter Ader and wife Jenn and his grandchildren Sara, Matt, StevieLynn, Hailey, Walter, Andrew and Brooke; also surviving is his extended family Heath and LeAnne Sliker and their son Jaxson, Stephen and William Horbelt.
A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, March 20, 2016 at 1:00pm in St. John Neumann Church, 398 County Road 513, Califon, NJ 07830 followed by a memorial gathering at the Califon Fire Company at 2:00pm. Family and friends are invited to gather and celebrate Buddy’s life at either event.
In lieu of flowers, Memorial contributions may be made to the Califon Fire Company, P.O. Box 178 Califon, NJ 07830.