Robert H. Drachman

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TINMOUTH - Robert Henry Drachman, 87, of Tinmouth, died Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016, at the Meadows in Rutland Town following a long illness.
He was born on Dec. 11, 1928, in Brooklyn, N.Y., the son of Edgar and Betty (Goodman) Drachman.
Dr. Drachman graduated from Columbia College in New York City in 1950 and earned his medical degree from the State University of New York at Syracuse in 1955.
He married Ruth Winkelstein on July 30, 1961.
Over the course of a 55-year career in pediatrics, Dr. Drachman was associated with SUNY, Johns Hopkins Hospital and the University of Vermont. He worked in public health for both Head Start and health departments in the state of Maryland.
Survivors include his wife Ruth Drachman of Tinmouth; two sons, Michael Drachman of Baltimore, Md., and Peter Drachman of Duluth, Minn.; a sister, Winifred Davis of California; two granddaughters; and nieces and nephews.
A celebration of his life will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Tinmouth Community Fund or to the Tinmouth Public Library (for the purchase of children's books), 515 North End Road, Tinmouth, VT 05773.
Arrangements are by the Aldous Funeral Home.
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Published in Rutland Herald from Jan. 23 to Jan. 24, 2016