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Harvey Jepsky, Teacher, Dies at 78

The former Smithtown resident passed away July 4.

Smithtown native Harvey Jepsky has died. He was 78 years old.

Jepsky died July 4 at the New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, NC, according to a Star News Online obituary.

The Hampstead, NC resident was a teacher of more than 40 years, and taught in Massachusetts, Long Island and two North Carolina schools – Cape Fear Community College in Wilmington and Coastal Carolina Community College in Jacksonville.

A tennis and bowling fan, Jepsky was a member of Temple of Israel and Belvedere Golf and Country Club, according to the Star News obituary, and was also a devout follower of University of North Carolina Wilmington basketball. 

Services were held July 6 at Andrews Mortuary Hampstead Chapel in Hampstead, NC. Memorial contributions may be made at two locations – St. Jude Children's Research Hospital located at 501 St. Jude Place in Memphis, TN, or The Temple of Israel located at 1 South 4th Street in Wilmington, NC.

To sign the guest book or view the entire obituary, click here for the Andrew's Mortuary website.

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