Notable Deaths by D.S. Apfelbaum
11:39 AM | Author: Glen Binger
Notable Deaths by D.S. Apfelbaum

Melba Melbury chewed tobacco everyday and never missed the spittoon. She’s survived by her sister’s husband’s third cousins who didn’t know her well but will always remember her fondness for a ferret named Spike and fervid contempt for the poor. Ms. Melbury, who died suddenly this past Tuesday, was 106.

D.S. Apfelbaum earned a B.A. in English in 2008 at Long Island University's C.W. Post campus, where she expects to graduate again in May 2010 with a degree in Library and Information Science. She blogs at
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