Deceased Information


    Melvin Drukman

  • AGE



    Saturday, March 18, 2023


    Tuesday, March 21, 2023


    1:00 PM



    Arrangements by Torf Funeral Service in Massachusetts, 617-889-2900

    Melvin Drukman, 88, of Dunwoody, GA. Beloved husband of Linda Miller died at home surrounded by his family March 18th. Born in Boston, MA, he was the son of the late William and Lillian Drukman. He enlisted in the Marines during the Korean War. After his service, he enrolled at the University of Miami, and earned his Electrical Engineering degree. After marrying his first wife, the late Edith Drukman, he moved to Florida and worked as a contractor to NASA during the Apollo moon space missions. Eddie and Mel moved to Atlanta where he was a manager for Bell South corporation for the next 25 years. Toward the end of his managerial career, he earned his Juris Prudence degree and became a lawyer. He enjoyed serving his clients and running his law practice until 2016 when he retired.

    Mel was a proud member of Temple Emanuel, an avid card player, enjoyed the company of his many friends, loved good music, great food and was loved by all who knew him.

    In addition to his beloved wife Linda and her family, he is survived by his children Susan Drukman-Crasnow and her husband Neal, Richard Drukman and his wife Lori, Michael Drukman and his wife Julie. He was the dear brother of Robert Drukman and his wife Miriam. Mel was the very best grandpa to all 10 grandchildren, Elli, Yaakov, Moshe, Dovid, Marissa, Daniel, Allie, Adam, Jake and Cody - and 7 great-grandchildren, Brayden, Jaxon, Mackenzie, Olivia Grace, Yerucham, Yechiel and Alice.

    Mel lived a life to be proud of, and his presence will be missed by anyone lucky enough to know him.

    Services at the Torf Funeral Chapel, 151 Washington Ave., Chelsea on Tuesday, March 21 at 1:00PM followed by burial in Chevra Mishna Cemetery in Lynn, MA.

    Mel loved to be of service to his community and we love to think his memory will be honored by a random act of kindness or donations in his memory may be made to The Schiff School or to a charity of your choice.

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  • Pat and Jay Levy

    Dear Linda, we were so sorry to hear the sad news about Mel. Our thoughts are with you.

  • Janet L Sugarman

    Dear Linda, I'm so sorry to read of the death of your husband. Deepest condolences to you and all of your family.

  • art seiden

    Linda So sorry to hear of mels passing. My thoughts are with you and your family.

  • Barry Hyman

    Mel will be missed at bridge. He was an excellent player and a sport. Our prayers are with his family and Linda who extended his life with her care and kindness. May his name be a blessing. Barry and Sylvia

  • Debbie Sonenshine

    So sorry to hear of Me's passing. He was such a sweet man and he will be missed. Linda and the whole family please accept my deepest sympathy for your loss.

  • Reba Kreisberg Herzfeld

    Linda, I just read of Mel’s passing. my sincere condolences to you and the families. Whenever we saw him at services, he always had a smile and a nice thing to say. May his memory be a blessing for all him new him. Reba Herzfeld. Loudon. TN

  • Susan & Larry Ellison

    Sending our sincerest condolences to Linda & the Miller family & the Druckman family on the loss of Mel. May his memory be for a blessing.

  • Jonathan Ginsberg

    I first met Mel many years ago as he and Edie were friends with my in-laws. When Mel became a lawyer he and spoke frequently about cases and somtimes life in general. Mel was a true Renaissance man with many interests - very intelligent, yet humble. He was a true mensch.

  • Nan Nettleman

    My Dad Walt Robillard and Mel worked closely together for so many years and I knew Mel well. I am honored to have known him and wish all my condolences.

  • Denise Jacobs

    Dear Linda, Laura and family. I am so very sorry for your loss. May Mel's memory be for a blessing.

  • Bev Aaron

    Dear Linda and family, Mel was truly a mensch, a friendly and smiling face always. He will be missed by his Emanu-El family and all who knew and loved him. May your loving memories give you strength at this difficult time.

  • Elaine Brasch

    Deepest condolences to all. Linda, thinking of you.