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Drew Bobzin


Rochester, NY:  Drew Bobzin passed away peacefully at home surrounded by loved ones on 5/29/2019 at age 59 after battling cancer. Drew was a 1978 graduate of Greece Olympia High School and an accomplished musician.

He will be dearly missed by his beloved wife of 34 years Susan Nashburn and her family: In laws: Robert, Richard (Marcia), Peter (Judy), James (Judy), Ann Zimmerman (Joe Benedetto), John (Tammy Garvey); nieces & nephews: David, Kevin (Erin Eckerd), Chelsea Nashburn Savery (Timothy), Donna Weber (James), Tina Nashburn (Tony Furillo), Nicolas Bovenzi, Laura & Stephen, Jeffrey Bombard (Kate); several great nieces & nephews and cousins; godson Michael Willison and family; Bobzin family: Uncle Ralph Bobzin; brothers & sister: Wayne, Ken, Gayle Tucker, Gary, Craig & Blair along with several nieces and nephews and cousins; along with numerous dear and loving friends and their families.

Calling hours on 6/10/19 at Harvest Bible Fellowship, 1125 Calkins Road from 5 pm – 7pm with a celebration of life to follow. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Drew’s memory to Camp Good Days and Special Times P.O. Box 665, Mendon, NY 14506 or online at

14 Condolences

  1. Kathy Volkmar on June 3, 2019 at 5:30 pm

    Dear Susan, family & friends,
    I am so sorry for your loss and for the time Drew has been sick. He was an incredibly talented drummer, even when I knew him in our high school band. May you find comfort in happy memories and the love of family and friends. You all will be in my thoughts and prayers.

  2. Steve Dwyer on June 3, 2019 at 5:39 pm

    Susan I was a friend from HighSchool with Drew. I went to Greece Olympia. I am so sorry I was hoping to reconnect with him. I am really sorry about your loss. Prayers to you and your family

  3. Eric Kirk on June 3, 2019 at 6:07 pm

    So very sorry for your loss. I’ve known Drew and his brothers since high school. I watched him play drums a few times. He was very talented and a great guy. R.I.P. DREW

  4. Jeff Peters on June 3, 2019 at 6:09 pm

    Heartfelt condolences to the Bobzin family. Drew was a special part of a special time in my life . He was an outstanding drummer and vocalist along with all of the qualities of a truly smart and hard working man. On behalf of The Advisors, RIP Drew Bobzin, we will all miss you.

  5. Jan Fernandez on June 3, 2019 at 7:25 pm

    Sue so sorry for your loss Jan Fernandez

    • Jean Benedetto on June 3, 2019 at 8:42 pm

      Jerry and I would like you to know our hearts are saddened, but we are glad to have been witness to such strong love between Susie and Drew. This kind of love will remain forever. Our sympathy and many prayers being sent to both families…. Love, Jean and Jerry

      • Jon Fleig on June 3, 2019 at 10:39 pm

        My deepest sympathy to Sue and all of Drew’s family. The greatest musical moments in my life happened standing next to Drew on his drummer’s throne powering the band. None of the music we made together could have been created without his skill, positivity, showmanship, and dedication.

  6. Wendy (Kosel) Burger on June 4, 2019 at 12:30 am

    Sue & family ~ so very sorry for your loss. May all the good times you shared help ease your pain.

  7. Dave Trapasso on June 4, 2019 at 10:29 am

    Colette and I express our greatest sympathy for passing of Drew. Drew was a such a wonderful, kindhearted person, an outstandingly talented drummer and vocalist, and he will always be my favorite one. Drew was a great friend to me and will be missed by all that knew him. I shall never forget him, and will remember all of the enjoyment that he gave us playing in the various bands together. These are some of my happiest memories. I think of him often. Drew: Rest in Peace my friend, and save a spot for us when we see you next.

  8. Laurie on June 4, 2019 at 12:02 pm

    So very sorry to hear of Drew’s passing. I’ve known him since before high school. He was a good friend in school we used to jam back in the day in the music room. He will be sadly missed

  9. Brian Coughlin on June 8, 2019 at 5:17 pm

    I am so sadden by the passing of Drew. He will be missed. I have many great memories because of Drew.

  10. Don Price on June 10, 2019 at 1:20 pm

    My deepest condolences to the Bobzin and Nashburn families on the passing of Drew. Getting to know Drew was one of the best times of my life and being able to play music alongside his incredible talent was truly a great and wonderful gift that he shared with everyone. I am blessed to have shared part of my life with him and his family. Rest In Peace my friend, I will never forget you Love, Don Price

  11. Mrs. Sampson on June 10, 2019 at 4:15 pm

    I am so very sorry for the loss of your beloved Drew. Please accept my deepest sympathy to you and your family.
    May you draw peace and strength through prayer to the God of all comfort. (Philippians 4:6,7; Acts 24:15; Revelation 21:4)

  12. Lynn McDonald Langen on June 10, 2019 at 7:47 pm

    I will forever remember all our childhood memories.Im so glad we ran into each other on vacation last year.My deepest condolences to your Wife and family,Rest in Peace My Friend.

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