Sidney Lipsky, 95


CANTON, MASS. - Sidney Lipsky, of Canton, Mass. (formerly of Swampscott, Mass. and Fla.), died on Feb. 25, at the age of 95. Husband of Beatrice (Sandler) Lipsky of 64 years. Son of the late Harry and Dora (Robotnick) Lipsky. Brother of the late Jacob Lipsky and Rose Lipsky. Father of Reggie and Michael Oldak, Joanne and Ed Smith, Andi and Doug Shaw. Grandfather of Lauren and Brad Rosenberg, Victoria Oldak, Sam Oldak, Justin Shaw, Stephanie Shaw, Abby Smith and many nieces and nephews.

He was a graduate of Lynn Classical High School, Bentley University and attended Boston University. During World War II, he was a Naval Chief Petty Officer on a supply ship based in Trinidad, Guam and Okinawa. After the war, he enlisted in the Army Reserve where he served for 22 years, retiring as a Major. He was owner and treasurer of Lipsky Moving & Storage Corp. of Lynn, Mass. He was a member of both Temple Israel and Congregation Shirat Hayam in Swampscott.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to Hebrew SeniorLife Hospice Care, 1200 Centre Street, Boston, MA 02131 or Boston Children’s Hospital, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115