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JEAN TENENBAUM BIRNBAUM

Jean Tenenbaum Birnbaum, age 91, of Savannah, GA passed away on April 16, 2020.  She was born June 21, 1928 in Dorchester, MA to the late Mayer and Charlotte Tenenbaum.

An accomplished artist, she expressed her feelings with various mediums.  She often took her easel to downtown Savannah and would draw historic landmarks.  She won many artistic awards throughout her life.  She was very active in the Jewish community and was a Cub Scout leader.

Jean is predeceased by her husband, Paul Birnbaum; her son, Dr. Stuart Birnbaum; sisters and brother-in-laws Edwin and Harriet Levin and Melvin and Irene Sandler.

She is survived by her children, Sharon (and Ken) Goldblatt, Stuart’s wife Pam Birnbaum, and Dr. David (and Denise) Birnbaum; her grandchildren Mark (and Jen) Goldblatt, Amy (and Curtis) Bianchi, Brittany Brewer, Brooke (and Mark) Turnbow, Jacob Birnbaum, Michael Birnbaum (and Fiancé Rachel Faulkner), and Ashley Birnbaum.  She was blessed to have five great-grandchildren, Samantha, Jacob, Abby, Caleb and Nikolaus; sister-in-law Harriett Ullman and the late Albert Ullman; nieces Dyan (and Ken) Cotton and Meredith (and Alan) Rosoff, Doreen (and Dr. Jack) Goldberg, Adrienne (and Ed) Misiph and her great grand-nieces and nephews.

Jean will be buried in Savannah at Bonaventure Cemetery.  Due to COVID-19, there will be no graveside services, nor will there be calling hours.  A memorial service may be set at a later date.

Donations, in lieu of flowers, may be sent to your preferred charity.

You are invited to view the funeral service of Mrs. Birnbaum by clicking here.

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  1. Walker & Barbara McCumber says:

    Deepest condolences to your family.

  2. Marie (McCumber) Randall says:

    So sorry to hear here of Mrs. Birnbaum passing.

  3. Gail &Len says:

    May Jean’s memory be forever a blessing and may she Rest In Peace.
    Our thoughts and prayers go out to her family.
    Much love.

  4. John & Linda says:

    Our thoughts are with you and your family.
    May her memory be for a blessing and
    May you be comforted among the mourners
    of Zion and Jerusalem.

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