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August 22, 2013

Melvin Robbins, 88, August 14.  Loving husband, over 65 years to June  (nee  Rocklin)   http://http://marplenewtown.patch.com/groups/editors-picks/p/a-broomall-love-story-65-years-of-laughter#c

  Children, Gloria Joffe (late Meir), Larry (Eve), Mitchel (Claudia), Sandy Avidan (Moshe), Ted (Anna), Daniel (Luisa), and Edward; 18 grandchildren (U.S. and in New Zealand); 6 great-grandchildren (one on the way).  Survived by brother, Robert       Robbins, many nieces and nephews.

 U.S. Navy veteran of WWII, served as a gunner on a B-24, and boxed competitively, as a welterweight.  He participated in Honor Flight, traveling to the WWII Memorial. Participant in the Delco Senior Games, several years, medaling  and enjoying the camaraderie. He loved house-sales, shopping, and good food.  His favorite was hiking in the woods with his dog, his children and neighborhood kids trailing behind him, lighting a bonfire, baking  potatoes, and telling the kids to find sticks to cook the hotdogs and marshmallows he brought.  It was just like day camp.....only BETTER!  A hard-working business owner, generous....to a fault, helping family, friends, and strangers. We love and miss him.      Melvin was interred at Haym Salomon      Memorial Park.

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