Irwin Roblin

Passed away on April 11, 2014

Irwin Roblin, , 95, of Wellesley, died peacefully at home on Friday, April 11, 2014. Son of the late Abraham and Etta (Goldstein) Roblin. Beloved husband of the late Rhoda Roblin and the late Selma Roblin. Devoted father of Peter Roblin and his wife Lisa and James and Carol Roblin. Adored grandfather of Rebecca Irving, Brad, Jeffrey and Samantha Roblin and proud great grandfather of Benjamin Irving. Loving brother of Mildred Flashman and Lee Singer, and several nieces and nephews. Irwin loved his family with all his heart. He was the founder and president of Roblin Insurance. Proud World War II veteran, philanthropist and avid Boston sports fan. Irwin was admired and loved by all whose lives he touched. Funeral services will be held at Temple Shir Tikva, 141 Boston Post Road, Wayland on Sunday, April 13 at 1PM. Burial will follow at Beth El Cemetery, 776 Baker St., W. Roxbury. Followed by a celebration of life at the home of Peter and Lisa Roblin from 4PM to 8PM, continuing on Monday from 1PM to 4PM. Donations can be made in Irwin's memory to Temple Shir Tikva or the charity of your choice.


  • Funeral Service Sunday, April 13, 2014

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April 22, 2014

Peter and Jim,

Sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. I only met him when I visited with you both...and he seemed like a great fellow.

Ira Kligerman

Linda Zack

April 15, 2014

Papa Irwin,
We miss you already!! Life will never quite be the same without your presence.Thank you for many things.You taught us well and we'll carry on.... keeping you in our hearts and souls!!

Paul Gershkowitz

April 14, 2014

Dear Peter, Jim, and family,
I am sorry to hear to the news. From the first time that I met and spoke with your dad, he inspired me. I loved how he took pride in being independent and physically fit. He always talked with great pride and sincerity about his love of family. You are lucky to have been blessed to have such a great individual as your father. He will be missed.

Steve Horwitz

April 14, 2014

It's a very sad day, the world has lost one of it's best people. He was a dedicated friend and a very passionate proponent of doing good deeds. He was more than a good friend of mine, he was a mentor.

April 14, 2014

Dear Peter and Jim, I am so sorry to hear about your dad. I was lucky enough to spend a couple minutes with him just a few years ago reminiscing about days past when he would visit Charles River Labs. In my eyes as a young girl, he and Dr. Foster were larger than life. He chuckled when I told him I not only admired their business acumen, but also the stylish way they dressed! My memories of these two great men still make me smile, I hope your memories will make you smile, too. Sincerest sympathy, Karen McKenna

April 14, 2014

Irwin was a neighbor on our floor at the Wellesley Green. We exchanged greetings as we went up or down the elevator or in the hall. He was always cheerful, positive and pleasant. He will be missed. Renee and Jack Rubin

Judie Johnson

April 13, 2014

I have the greatest respect for you Irwin Roblin
It's the "little thing's" that remain
Our conversation's at the gatehouse sometimes extened other times brief.Always a smile and a wave. The way you flashed your lights twice each morning as you turned right onto Grove Street toward my school crossing on your way to work.You were remarkable man, 95 yrs. old still driving,still working.
I'm so grateful for the brief moment Thursday evening when your family stopped at the gatehouse with you on the way to the hospital. All I could say was take care of this special gentleman---
The last thing I said to you---our last conversation.
I will miss you Irwin'
Peace and special memories to you and your family
Judie Johnson

Anne Sheridan

April 13, 2014

Irwin was a very good boss and friend. I am in Florida and unable to attend but my heart felt sympathy to Peter, Jimmy, Millie And Lee.