WHITESBORO - Shirley Lipsie, of Whitesboro, New York, passed away Sunday, September 8th, 2013, at St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Utica, NY. She was 92.
Miss Lipsie, a Utica native, graduated from Utica Free Academy and attended Ohio State University
. She was a secretary at Continental Can and General Electric before joining the U.S. Government at Griffiss Air Force Base in Rome, NY. In 1965 she was transferred with a promotion to Washington, DC, where she worked until retirement in 1980. At that time she returned to the Utica area.
She leaves a brother, Henry I. Lipsie, 97, of Austin, Texas; a niece, Judith (Harry) Melamed of Washington, DC ; a nephew, Arthur (Susan) Wineburg, of Shepherdstown, WV; nephews, Michael (CA) and William (TX)Lipsie; niece, Caren L. Betz (TX); and many loving great nieces and nephew.
The funeral will be graveside at House of Jacob Cemetery on Wood Road in Whitesboro, NY, on Tuesday, September 17 at 11:30 a.m. Arrangements are with Jacobson-Pizer Funeral Chapel, Inc., Utica (315) 797-9121.