1925 - 2013
Boca Raton, FLA---Melvin Drobbin, 88, died April 16, 2013 in Boca Raton, Florida. He leaves his wife of 31 years, Florence (Rosenblum) Drobbin, his daughters, Faith, Lynn & Leslie, stepsons Joseph Ross and Ronald Rose, six grandchildren and one great grandchild.
Born and raised in Brooklyn, Mel graduated from Boys High in 1941 and completed 3 years of study at CCNY before serving in the 171st Engineers Combat Battalion in WWII
. Prior to his retirement, Mel was the proprietor of Drobbin's Department Stores of Little Neck, Manhasset and Locust Valley, NY.
A private burial will be held at the Mt. Ararat Cemetery in Farmingdale, NY on April 19, 2013.