Dr. Mark A. Lipton

by | Mar 9, 2022 | Obituaries

Virginia Beach—Dr. Mark A. Lipton, 59, passed away on February 27, 2022 with his family by his side.

Dr. Lipton was born in Charleston, S.C. and was the son of the late Dr. Morey and Sandra Lipton. He was a graduate of the University of Georgia and was an avid fan of the Georgia Bulldogs. He graduated from the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tenn., and was a founding partner of the Beach Eye Care, Optometry Dept. He traveled extensively to Israel, where he was a huge supporter for various causes and had been there as recently as this past November. He was a strong believer in family, Judaism, and Israel as a top list of priorities. He was a member of Congregation Beth El, Ohef Sholom Temple, and other synagogues from here and in Charleston S.C.

He is survived by his wife, Sharon Lipton, four children, Seth Lipton and his wife Brittany, Maya Lipton Hager and her husband Zach, Margaret Nowitzky and her husband Adam, and Catherine Smith. Two sisters, Rachel Lipton and her husband Phil, and Ellen Yampolsky and her husband Mark, one great aunt, Joan Goldberg Sarnoff, three grandchildren, Carter, Landon, and Kyler, his first wife, Ilene Lipton, as well as extended family members, good friends, and the many patients he cared for over the years.

A graveside service was held in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Norfolk. Online condolences may be made to the family at hdoliver.com.