On June 23, Laurie Weker Lipton, of Rockville, passed away after a long battle with metastatic breast cancer. Laurie was born May 9, 1953, in Washington, D.C. She graduated from Walt Whitman High School and the University of Maryland, earning a B.A. in sociology and an M.S. in family counseling. She worked nearly her entire career for the federal government as a procurement policy analyst, rising to the position of division head. She was active in Kehilat Shalom synagogue in Gaithersburg, serving as vice president for development, and was a Bone-Builders (senior exercise) instructor.
Beloved wife of Leonard Lipton. Devoted mother of Ethan (Beverly) Lipton and Oliver Lipton. Contributions may be made to METAvivor.org. Arrangements entrusted to Torchinsky Hebrew Funeral Home.