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PHYLLIS TISCHLER TENENBAUM MINTZ

Phyllis T. Mintz, age 93, of Savannah, GA passed away December 7, 2020 in Colorado Springs, CO. She was born in Brooklyn, NY to the late Gabriel and Anna Tischler.

Phyllis graduated in 1947 from Prospect Place Hospital in NY with a degree in Nursing. She worked as an OR Nurse at Candler Central in Savannah and then as a Case Manager for Intracorp. She was active with the Jewish War Veterans, and as an advisor for B’nai Brith Girls and also Girl Scouts of America.

Phyllis is predeceased by her husbands, Henry L. Tenenbaum and Lawrence Mintz; her daughter, Roberta G. Tenenbaum.

She is survived by her children, Rhonda S. Tenenbaum and Lori T. (Israel D.) Dubin; her grandchildren, Harris R. (Melissa A.) Dubin, and Adam G. Dubin; great-grandchild, Arik R. Dubin.

Phyllis will be buried in Savannah at Bonaventure Cemetery, Sun Dec 13. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there will be no graveside service, nor will there be calling hours. A memorial service may be set for a later date.

Donations, in lieu of flowers, may be sent to World Central Kitchen, a local food bank or other charity of your choice.

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

Online Condolences

  1. Helen Wolfe Distefano says:

    What a special mother for you to remember. I know what an important person she was for your family and that she will have left all of you with wonderful memories

  2. Babette Borsani says:

    Phyllis was such a kind, sweet, loving person. Everyone who knew her must have loved her,too. May your memories comfort and sustain you all.

  3. Sharon Birnbaum Goldblatt says:

    Life changes so quickly, and then our Mothers are gone. A simple virus can be so cruel. At least we still have our wonderful memories that will keep us together throughout our wonder years with whatever glue is left. Love to y’all

  4. steve charnovitz says:

    I agree with Sharon’s comment. I posted a longer note and some photos on FB.

  5. mark nathan says:

    Dear Rhonda and Lori,
    I was sad to learn of your mother’s death. Every time I saw her, usually at my aunt Sylvia’s parties, she always happy with her every present smile and laugh. She was a good person who I will always have fond memories.. love, Mark

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