Dr. Joseph Baer Marcus

September 30, 1941 ~ November 14, 2023 (age 82) 82 Years Old

Dr. Joseph Marcus SHIVA & OBITUARY

Shiva will be observed at 7:00 PM on Thursday at the home of Charlotte Marcus. 

Dr. Joseph Marcus, age 82, of Atlanta passed away on November 14, 2023.  He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Charlotte Marcus, sons, Mark (Naomi) Marcus and Richard (Ariella) Marcus, daughter, Gabrielle (Azose) Marcus, brothers, Marvin (Ginger) Marcus, Morton (Karen) Marcus, and Alan (Mandy) Marcus, and grandchildren, Alana and Mikey Marcus, Reuben and Rosie Marcus, Helene, Mo, and Mattie Azose.

Dr. Marcus was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland. The oldest of 4 children, he grew up in a duplex with his large extended family.  He earned his undergrad and medical degree from the University of Maryland.  He served in the U.S. Air Force as chief pathologist for Southeast Asia in Vietnam.  He moved to Atlanta in 1973, where he began his career in Pathology with Piedmont and other hospitals until his retirement at 75.  His favorite activities were crossword puzzles, music, musical theater, sports and the study of Torah.  He was notorious for wearing bright red socks for any occasion even his own wedding.

A graveside service will be held 3:00 pm, Thursday, November 16, 2023 at Arlington Memorial Park with Rabbi Lawrence Rosenthal officiating.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Ahavath Achim Synagogue or a charity of your choice.  Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999

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Graveside Service
November 16, 2023

3:00 PM
Arlington Memorial Park
201 Mount Vernon Highway
Sandy Springs, GA 30328

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Ahavath Achim Synagogue
600 Peachtree Battle Ave NW, Atlanta GA 30327
Tel: 1-404-355-5222


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