Deceased Information


    Elizabeth Strauss

  • AGE



    Monday, February 14, 2022 (Before Sunset)


    Sunday, February 20, 2022


    2:30 PM


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    Meeting ID: 863 9330 0766

    Passcode: 506442




    Elizabeth Ruth Schulhofer Strauss, age 89, of Atlanta passed away on February 14, 2022. Liz was born in Nuremberg, Germany and fled the Nazis with her parents.  She arrived in the United States in 1939 at age seven by way of Italy.   She was predeceased by her parents, Kate Teutsch Schulhofer and Frank Schulhofer. She graduated from Henry Grady High School and earned a BBA at Georgia State University and a Masters in Social Work from Atlanta University. She was a psychiatric social worker at Emory University, Central Dekalb Mental Health Center and TACC (Training and Counseling Center) for over fifty years.  Liz is survived by her husband of seventy years, Henry Strauss, daughters, Karen Baron (Roy) and Margaret Weiss (Jon), son, Stephen Strauss (Roz), seven grandchildren, two great-grandsons and a brother, George Schulhofer.  Liz’s greatest joy was her beloved and devoted family who all loved “Lizzie” with all their hearts. Graveside services for family and friends will be held at 2:30 on Sunday, February 20, 2022 at Crest Lawn Memorial Park.  The ceremony will be officiated by Rabbi Spike Anderson of Temple Emanuel. Contributions in memory of Liz can be made to the Jewish National Fund or AIPAC.  Zoom information on Dressler’s website.

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  • The Dressler Family

    May the memories of our loved ones remain for a blessing.

  • Nineshia Mont-Reynaud

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family. Liz was very insightful. I appreciate her support to me as young wife and mother . We are grateful for her work at TACC.

  • Sid, Paul & Ted

    Dearest Henry, We are heart broken upon hearing from Karen yesterday that Liz passed. Our thoughts are with the family during this difficult time. We feel blessed to have known her. May her memory be a blessing. Much love. The usual suspects...Sid, Paul and Ted

  • Susan A Millen

    That was a beautiful service for Elizabeth Strauss. I am a friend of Karen Baron. Condolences to the entire family. Karen, sending you love and sympathy at this difficult time.

  • Theodore J Joyce

    To Karen, Roy, David and Andrew, You have been in our thoughts all week. Love Ted and Judy

  • Lewis and LuEllen Feldman

    Our deepest condolences on the loss of you loved one.

  • Nancy and Mark Schiff

    Dear Steve, Margaret and Karen and family : We are thinking about you at this difficult time. Our hearts and prayers are with you. Lizzy will be missed by all! Love, Mark and Nancy Schiff

  • Ann and Mike Silver

    Sending hugs, love and prayers at this great time of loss. I know how much she meant to all of you

  • Larry Auerbach and Janet Bernstein

    Our thoughts are with you and your family.

  • Fred Ross

    Steve I’m very sorry to hear of the passing of your mom. May your lifetime of memories bring you and your family comfort during these difficult times. Fred and Cecily

  • Judith Sackoff & Ted Joyce

    Our thoughts are with you. I know how central Lizzie was to the life of your family.

  • terry l Fine

    George, I fondly remember your infectious smile and your artistic quality on all sorts of "horns" I didn't know your Sister, but if she must have been wonderful also.

  • fred lerner, stephen lerner

    We give our deepest condolences on the loss of your loved one, elizabeth strauss. your neighbors, fred and steve.

  • Jennifer Derby

    Henry, Maggie, Jon, Katie and Matt - Sending to all of you and your whole family my deepest condolences. I loved Lizzie’s positive spirit and energy. I know she and Henry have had such an important influence on your wonderful family. With love, Jennifer

  • Bev Aaron

    Dear Karen, Roy and family, You are in my heart and prayers. May your loving memories bring you comfort. My sincere condolences.

  • Mary Wright

    I am so very sorry for your heartbreaking loss. Sending much love and prayers of comfort and peace.

  • Sylvia Friedman

    Deepest sympathy on the loss of Elizabeth. I met her in high school and enjoyed visiting with her at holiday dinners in later years. May she rest in peace.

  • Mark & Karen Kaplan

    So sad about Elizabeth's passing. We've been business partners with the Strauss's for over 30 years, and we so love Henry & Elizabeth's kindness and generosity. Wishing the family peace & love during this difficult time.

  • Phyllis Beck Kurtzman

    Dear Family, I was shocked to know mom was at home in Hospice. May moms memories remain a Blessing to all. I have our memories to hold on to. Love to each of you. I know you will all take care of Henry. Please give Henry a huge hug from me. Bet mom has already found Jerry.

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