Judith Ann Caden of West Orange and Pembroke, Maine, died March 4, 2015. Born in Newark, she lived in Manhattan before moving to both West Orange and Maine, where she owned a small farm, many years ago.
Ms. Caden was an art teacher in Jersey City for over 15 years and also worked as a puppeteer and artist, earning various awards, including the prestigious Geraldine R. Dodge Summer Initiative Grant for art teachers. Her work had been shown at several galleries.
She held a BA from Rutgers University in Newark, an MS from Kean University in Union in teaching, and a MFA in printmaking and sculpture from Pratt Institute, New York City.
She is survived by her sister, Carol Caden; a niece, Elizabeth (Rob) Desbiens; a nephew, David (Stephanie) Greenberg; and many great-nieces and -nephews.
Services were held March 8 with arrangements by Ross’ Shalom Chapels, Springfield.