Terry Tenenbaum

November 1, 1948 ~ January 9, 2024 (age 75) 75 Years Old
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Terry Tenenbaum SHIVA & OBITUARY




The family will sit shiva at the home of Jan and Terry Tenenbaum, 2156 Tillingham Court, Dunwoody, GA 30338.



Evenings: Wednesday and Thursday: 5:35 pm, Sunday: 5:45 pm, Monday 5:45 pm

Mornings: Thursday: 6:50 am, Friday: 7:00 am, Sunday: 8:00 am, Monday 6:50 am, Tuesday 7:00 am


The family will receive visitors during these hours: 

Wednesday 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Thursday - 11:00am - 1:00pm and 5:00pm - 8:30pm

Friday - 11:00am - 1:00pm

Sunday and Monday - 11:00am - 1:00pm and 5:00pm - 8:30pm



Terry Tenenbaum, age 75, died peacefully at home surrounded by family on January 9, 2024. 

Terry is survived by his wife of 51 years, Jan Myers Tenenbaum; children and children-in-law, Stacy (Adam) Blaiss and David (Gina) Tenenbaum; sisters Susan (Bill) Usdan and Carol (Beverly Moser) Tenenbaum; sister-in-law Debra (Fred Spring) Tenenbaum; grandchildren Shane, Jared, Ari, and Sophia, who brought so much nachas to their “Papa Zayde;” and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and extended family.  Terry was preceded in death by his brother, Allen Tenenbaum.

A native of Atlanta, born to Sol and Fay Tenenbaum z”l in 1948, Terry was in the first kindergarten class of the Hebrew Academy and went on to graduate from Grady High School.  After college at the University of Florida, he moved back to Atlanta and met Jan on a blind date.  Once married, Terry worked with his father at the family grocery store, Great Savings; a few years later, his brother Allen z”l joined the business as well.  Terry worked at Great Savings until it closed in 2004, the last known Jewish-owned “mom and pop” grocery store in Atlanta, many of which had once dotted the Atlanta landscape in earlier years.  Terry enjoyed working in the kosher department at the Dunwoody Kroger in his later years. 

Terry’s Jewish faith played a central role in his life, and he was a founding member of Congregation Ariel in Dunwoody, which opened its doors in 1993 in a small rented home.  Now a thriving congregation, Terry was an integral member for 30 years, serving as gabbai for many years in the early days.  The Ariel community holds a very special place in both Terry and Jan’s heart, and their love and support as Terry’s health declined meant so much to the Tenenbaum family. The Tenenbaum family also extends our most heartfelt gratitude to Koya, Sokona, Tina, and TeeTee for their care, kindness, and support during Terry’s last few months. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Congregation Ariel or the Weinstein Hospice.  

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Graveside Service
January 10, 2024

1:00 PM
Crest Lawn Memorial Park
2000 Marietta Blvd NW
Atlanta, GA 30318


Weinstein Hospice

Congregation Ariel
5237 Tilly Mill Rd, Dunwoody GA 30338
Tel: 1-770-390-9071


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