Don Samuel Lapidus


NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Don S. Lapidus, recently of Torrington and New Haven, Connecticut, and previously of Oneonta, died March 20, 2019, following a brief illness. He was 75.
Don is survived by his wife, Patricia (Mitchell) Lapidus; brother, David Lapidus; and three sons and their wives, Benjamin Joplin and Heather McCarthy of Buffalo, Noah and Husna Lapidus of Syracuse, and Samuel and Rachel Lapidus or Cambridge; six grandchildren, Chanan Lapidus, Zachary Lapidus, Nayim Lapidus, Simon Lapidus, Shalomit Lapidus and Sabrina Lapidus; sister-in-law, April Lapidus; niece, Sarah Lapidus; and nephew, Aaron Lapidus, all of San Francisco.
Don worked for more than 20 years at Sidney Hospital as a registered nurse.
He was a member of Temple Beth El in Oneonta where he studied and taught Hebrew. Previously, he was a member of The Farm, a community in Franklin and Summertown, Tennessee, the latter still thriving today and known for having helped to bring childbirth back home.
Published on April 11, 2019
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Dolly arnold
Apr 13, 2019
This is dolly Arnold nurse and fellow worker from sidney hospital days this is a second message I enjoyed don he was a kind person good nurse he was different but smart we had alot of laughs and differences some days but alot of good ones good bless him and his family
Dolly arnold Bainbridge ny
Apr 13, 2019
Used to work with don at sidney hospital nursing was our passion don was comical I enjoyed him except on our bad days more good ones than bad he was a very smart person he was different in his own way but kind to his patients God bless him praying for him as he touches the hand of jesus condolences to all his family
Alice Lichtenstein
Apr 12, 2019
Don was my beloved adult Hebrew teacher at Temple Beth El. He was a patient teacher and a deeply spiritual man. I will miss him.