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Michael Martin Lipsky, Sr.

Michael Martin Lipsky, Sr., 86, of Wake Forest, NC, passed away Saturday evening January 24, 2015 at Duke Raleigh Hospital. He was born in Baltimore, MD to the late Martin Lipsky and Genevieve Reisner Lipsky.

Mr. Lipsky was employed by the Archdiocese of Baltimore for 24 years prior to relocating to North Carolina. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus for 20 years where he became a Fourth Degree Knight. He served as a Docent for the North Carolina Museum of History for 2 decades. He was also a member of the Lake Lynn Senior Group and the Grey Foxes Bowling League for 20 years.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 o’clock, Friday January 30, 2015 at Saint Catherine of Siena Catholic Church in Wake Forest, NC.

Mr. Lipsky is survived by his wife of 65 years, Lillian A. Lipsky; children, Michael M. Lipsky, Jr. & wife Tecla of Essex, MD, Tom Lipsky & wife Betsy of Raleigh, NC, Brian Lipsky & wife Tanya of Hampstead, MD, Margaret Estep of Wake Forest, NC and Patrick Lipsky of Virginia Beach, VA; sister, Mary Woytowitz of Baltimore, MD; eleven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren with one on the way. Mr. Lipsky was preceded in death by his brother John Lipsky and sisters Anna Miller and Theresa Rutkowski.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Saint Catherine of Siena Catholic Church Poor Box, 520 West Holden Avenue, Wake Forest, NC 27587. You may also contribute online via the following link: In the comments section please indicate that your contribution is for The Poor Box in memory of Michael Martin Lipsky, Sr.

Friends may visit with the family from 6-8:00 PM Thursday evening, January 29, 2015 with a vigil service at 7:30PM at Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 405 South Main Street, Wake Forest, NC 27587.(919-556-5811)