BRIGHTON, Mass. (March 21, 2001)—H. Manuel "Manny" Dobrusin, 79, former executive director of the New England Association of Independent Tire Dealers, died March 16.
Mr. Dobrusin served as executive director for the New England tire group, now called the New England Tire and Service Association, from 1982-1991. He also wrote many articles on publicity and public relations for tire and glass association publications.
He taught at both the high school and university levels from 1943-1949. From 1951-1953, Mr. Dobrusin served as executive director of the Leominster-Gardner Taxpayers Administration.
Mr. Dobrusin served as a financial investment executive before starting Charlbert Associates, a public relations firm, in 1978.
He is survived by his wife, Gertrude, two sons, a brother and five grandchildren.