Helen Solarsh Lipsky, 97, of Atlanta, died Nov. 20, 2019. She is predeceased by her parents Miriam and Louis Solarsh, her three sisters and a brother. Helen was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and was with her high school sweetheart for 82 years. Helen and Irving were truly a love story. They lived in Charleston, S.C., for 58 years and were pillars of the Jewish community.
Helen worked as a bookkeeper for many years and devoted herself to her family. She was an active member of the NCJW, Hadassah and Synagogue Emanu-El. Helen also did volunteer work in the local hospitals and The Sherman House retirement home.
Helen and Irving spent many summers in Israel on volunteer missions. She was a true woman of valor who selflessly did for others. Helen and Irving were married for 78 years.
She is survived by him and her daughters and sons-in-law Arlene (Steven) Marcus, Linda (Melvin) Wyland and Ina (Harold) Enoch. She is also survived by her six grandchildren Myra, Seth (Peggy), Jill, Amy, Jordan and Ryan (fiancée Amanda); and four great-grandchildren Michael, Ari, Molly and Annie.
The family would like to thank her wonderful caregivers who were with her for three years. They were true angels from heaven. The family would also like to thank Weinstein Hospice for their support and guidance through this difficult time. Please send donations in Helen’s name to Weinstein Hospice, 3150 Howell Mill Road, Atlanta, GA 30327. A funeral service was held graveside at Arlington Cemetery Nov. 22. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999.