Blanche Dubins Lipman

July 14, 2015

Obituaries

Portsmouth — Blanche Dubins Lipman passed away on June 30, 2015 at Churchland House in Portsmouth.

Blanche was born in N.Y. on May 13, 1922, daughter of Mary Davidson Dubins and Julius Dubins. Through friends in N.Y., she met Ansel Lipman, a captain in the army. They married in 1947 and settled and raised their family in Portsmouth. Blanche remained in Portsmouth after Ansel passed away in 1987.

Blanche was intelligent, intuitive and an inspiration to so many. She will be greatly missed.

Left to cherish her memory are her children, Marylyn Lipman of N.Y., Dr. Matthew Lipman and his wife Elissa of Ky. and Michael Lipman of Portsmouth. She leaves nieces Paula Alperin, Norma Butler, Linda Evans, Sarah Smiley and nephews, Robert Abrams, Harry Abramson, Ross Dubins, Aaron Dubins and Benjamin Bachi, along with their spouses and children. She also leaves her beloved Marcus family and Durrance family. She also leaves behind the Zedd cousins and Helen White who worked with her and helped her for many years. Blanche was a well-known and loved math teacher and leaves behind the many students and their families and the friends whose lives she touched over the years.

A graveside service was held at Gomley Chesed Cemetery in Portsmouth. Cantor Elihu Flax officiated. Donations to the Altzheimer Association or charity of the donor’s choice. Sturtevant Funeral Home.

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