Elliott "ET" Tanack
March 23, 2022

Funeral Information

March 25 2022 - 2:00 pm
Temple Sinai Memorial Park, 7740 Saltsburg Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15239

ELLIOTT "ET" TANACK: On Wednesday, March 23, 2022. Loving husband of the late Faye Schorr Tanack and the late Geraldine Katz Tanack. Devoted father of Terri L. Weiss (Bob),  Ellen H. Jones and Robert Jones. Son of the late Ella and Harry Tanack. Brother of late Gerald Tanack (late Betty) and the late Hannah Katz (late Stanley). Loving grandpa to Geoffrey Jones (Jamie) and Lauren Weirauch (Dan). Proud great-grandfather to Sadie Jones, Meyer Jones and Oscar Weirauch. Elliott graduated from South Philadelphia High School and Business Training College, and served in the US Army from 1942-1946. He passed the CPA exam in 1949, and was a life member of the PA and American Institutes of Certified Public Accountants. Elliott retired from Account Practices in 2008. He was previously a volunteer at the Veteran's Hospital in Oakland. His prior organizations were Pittsburgh Promise Education, First Tee, and speaker at various senior citizens groups. Elliott loved golf, tennis, playing every week into 2017 and going to the casino. He was also a great fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Graveside Service and Interment will be held on Friday, March 25, 2022 at Temple Sinai Memorial Park at 2 PM. Contributions may be made to the Jewish Association on Aging, 200 JHF Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15217 or Breastcancer.org. Arrangements entrusted to Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc, family-owned and operated. www.schugar.com


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Dearest Terri & Ellen, I adored both of your parents! I think of them so often. And your dad was always supportive of my parents to the very end. Michel joins me in expressing our condoleances, but we want to remember the good times and there were many! Hoping you are well and having much happiness in your lives. I would love to be in touch with you...Nanlah@ hotmail.fr

By Nancy josephson-lahoussine - April 08, 2022

Elliot was a joy to know and always so kind to me. His memory is a blessing!

By Liz Powell - April 01, 2022

I want to express my heartfelt sympathy to the family of Elliott Tanack. Elliott and my Father, Clarence, were partners in the Law & Finance Building during the mid-1950s, Gordon Tanack & Company. Elliott was a fine gentleman and a very competent accountant and it was a pleasure to know him.

By Richard M. Gordon - March 26, 2022

Elliott was a class act. May his name be for a blessing!!!

By Sheldon Clark, CPA - March 25, 2022

Dear Terry and Ellen So very sorry to hear about Uncle Elliott. Even though I have not seen you in years, I think of you often. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Love, Toby

By Toby Mandel Segal - March 25, 2022