Gainesville - Joseph Lipsig, 82, died Thursday, June 20th, 2013 at his home in Oak Hammock of Gainesville. Joseph was born in Brooklyn, NY on December 13, 1930 to Hyman and Yetta Lipsig. Dr. Lipsig was a US Army veteran serving in the Korean War and retired as a chemistry professor at the State University of New York at Oswego. Joe had a broad range of interests from renaissance music to cutting edge technology to eastern mysticisms. He was devoted to his students and went the extra mile to help them. Joseph was a member of Congregation Shir Shalom.

Dr. Lipsig is survived by his wife, Roberta, a son, Chuck (Patti) and two grandchildren, Derek and Shannon.

A funeral service was held at Temple Shir Shalom, 3855 NW 8th Ave., Gainesville, FL on Monday, June 24th, 2013 at 11:00 am. Interment will be at Forest Meadows Memorial Park Central, Temple Shir Shalom Garden.

Funeral arrangements are under the care of Forest Meadows Funeral Homes and Cemeteries, 725 NW 23rd Ave., Gainesville, FL 32609 (352) 378-2528. Please sign his guestbook at

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Forest Meadows Funeral Home and Cemeteries
725 NW 23rd Avenue Gainesville, FL 32609
(800) 958-2528

Published in Gainesville Sun from June 24 to June 27, 2013