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Hines-Rinaldi Funeral Home

11800 New Hampshire Ave, Silver Spring, MD

OBITUARY

Selma P. Tannenwald

March 14, 1915January 12, 2020

Selma P. Tannenwald, known to her many friends as “Pete,” passed away peacefully on January 12, 2020, two months shy of her 105th birthday. Born to Louis and Eva Peterfreund, she graduated from Goucher College and was predeceased by her husband of 59 years, Theodore Tannenwald, Jr., who served as Chief Judge of the U.S. Tax Court and Chairman of the Board of Hebrew Union College. They lived in Westchester County, NY, Washington, DC, and were founding members of Temple Sinai in Washington. She is survived by her sons, Peter (Carol) and Robert; grandsons Alan, Jonathan, and David; and her loving caregiver Emelia Manso Rivera. Service at Temple Sinai, 3100 Military Rd., Washington, at 11 a.m. Sunday, January 19. Interment private. Shiva at Pete’s residence at 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Contributions may be made to the Tannenwald Foundation for Excellence in Tax Scholarship, Hebrew Union College, or Temple Sinai. Details at www.dignitymemorial.com/obituaries (Search Tannenwald, click on Donations link).

  • DONATIONS

  • The Theodore Tannenwald, Jr. Foundation for Excellence in Tax Scholarship
  • Temple Sinai
  • Hewbrew Union College

Services

19 January

Funeral

11:00 am

Temple Sinai

3100 Military Rd NW
Washington, Washington, D.C.

19 January

Burial

2:00 pm

King David Memorial Gardens

2714 Hollywood Road
Falls Church, Virginia 22042

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