FALL RIVER – Robert Lipson died December 1. He was the husband of Renee (Grossman) Lipson. Born in Providence, a son of the late Hyman and Bertha (Kranin) Lipshitz, he was a lifelong resident of Fall River. He was the owner of Bertha’s Bakery in Fall River until its closing in 1996. He served in the US Army during WW II and was a member of the Jewish War Veterans. He was a former president and current board member of Adas Israel. He was a member of Temple Beth El and a board member of the Fall River Jewish Home.
Besides his wife, he is survived by his children, Robin D. Vrba of New York City, Bruce J. Lipson of Fall River, Gary N. Lipson and his wife Laura of White Plains, N.Y., and Karin P. Martel of Trumball, Conn.; his brother, Albert Lipson of Cherry Hill, N.J.; his sister, Vivian Pepper of Jerusalem, Israel; and his grandchildren, Samuel, Max and Dean. He was the grandfather of the late Zachary Lipson and the brother of the late Israel and Sanford Lipson.
Contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice.