April 24, 2021 MORTON SIDNEY LIPSITZ: On Saturday, April 24, 2021, in Los Angeles, CA. Born in 1926, Mr. Lipsitz was raised in Pittsburgh and Braddock, PA, where his family lived above a furniture store and next to a stable on Braddock Avenue. His father, Israel, rode on horseback in the early morning between 4 and 5 am to purchase fruits and vegetables at a downtown market in Pittsburgh that he would later re-sell in Braddock. A few years after his graduation from Taylor Allderdice High School in Squirrel Hill, Mr. Lipsitz enlisted in the army on February 21, 1945. He received a Good Conduct Medal, Asiatic Pacific Theater Ribbon, World War II Victory Ribbon and Army of Occupation Medal for his service in occupied Japan. He was honorably discharged in September 1946 at Fort George G. Meade, MD. He retired from the Hilton Hotels Corporation in Los Angeles CA. Beloved brother of the late Rose Mallinger, Helen Baum, Sylvia Knee and Freda Leiss. Also survived by nieces and nephews. Graveside Services and Interment will be held on Sunday at Shaare Torah Cemetery, Pittsburgh. PA. Arrangements entrusted to Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., family owned and operated. www.schugar.com
Published by Los Angeles Times on May 2, 2021.