1928 - 2021
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MELVIN GOLLUB   (Age 93)  
Of Silver Spring, MD, died November 25, 2021, after a short illness and two days shy of his 64th wedding anniversary. Beloved husband of Ada, loving father of Mark, Susan, and Judi, cherished grandfather of Max (Kathleen), Benjamin (Dian), Sammi, Jamie, Abby and RJ. Born in Philadelphia, PA, to Morris and Anna Gollub, on June 19, 1928. Mel started his storied career in broadcasting at age fifteen. He graduated from Drexel Institute of Technology with a B.S. in Business Administration and Temple University with an M.A. in Communications - he was one of the first to be granted that degree from the school. He met Ada in 1957 on a blind date and knew right away that he wanted to marry her. Mel was notorious for his subtle but hilarious sense of humor. A celebration of his life will be held at his residence from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, November 28, 2021. Contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.

Published by The Washington Post on Nov. 28, 2021.
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Celebration of Life
11:00a.m. - 2:00p.m.
at his residence
Funeral services provided by:
Sagel Bloomfield Danzansky Goldberg Funeral Care, Inc.
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Mel took a shot on this Philly kid and gave me my first radio job at then-WLRB. I'm saddened to hear of his passing but will always have great memories. Wishing peace and comfort to Ada and the family.
Mike Walczak
December 6, 2021
Ada, Mark, Judy, Susan: I am sad to hear of Mel's passing. He and Ada gave me my first "real" job out of college, and I am forever grateful for the opportunity and for Mel's guidance during those years. He was truly the smartest guy I knew in the business. May his memory be a blessing to you all.
Tim Flaherty
December 3, 2021
I didn't know Mel especially well, but I have been friends with Mark for over 50 years. It's said one of the measurements of a man's life is his relationship with his children. It is easy to say that Mel was an enormous success in this regard. He and Mark were very close, and I know Mark loved him dearly and respected him very much. My heartfelt sympathies to Mrs. Gollub and the entire family.
Dave Meltzer
November 30, 2021
We are so sorry for your loss.
Gregory Green & Andrea DiPietro
November 28, 2021
It was bittersweet to learn that this happened on Thanksgiving. It was a special time for our invented family. I will always have happy memories of our time with "Uncle" Mel
Jill Tarnoff
November 28, 2021
Our sincere condolences to Ada and all the family. Ada and Mel were neighbors at our first house. Mel and Bill shared work interests and projects and shared a love of travel. Love and Peace , Constance & family
Constance Webber
November 28, 2021
My sincere sympathy to the entire Gollub family. It was an amazing and unforgettable experience working at WMJS-FM for almost 20 years. Mel's knowledge of the broadcasting business was impressive. Sharing that knowledge with those who worked for him and with him was a truly a gift. May he rest well.
Marty Madden
November 28, 2021
Sincere condolences to Ada and the Gollub family. I remember Mel with real fondness. He was a warm and witty man, calm and caring. May he rest in peace.
Gary Pendleton
November 28, 2021
As Ted mentioned, the Thanksgiving timing is a bittersweet reminder of our connection to "Uncle" Mel. Many happy memories are the result of the relationship between our families. Love to all the Gollubs.
Jill Tarnoff
November 28, 2021
The past is as far, or near, as we keep it. As it relates to our families, it is a little ironic, and a little fitting, that Uncle Mel passed around Thanksgiving. Good memories are keeping the past near. Love to The Gollub´s.
Ted Barron
November 28, 2021
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