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Celebrating the life of
Fredericka Weiss Whalen
December 01, 1930 - November 21, 2017
Services under the direction of:
Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
912-352-7200
  • Visitation
  • 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. - Friday, November 24, 2017
  • Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
  • 7200 Hodgson Memorial Drive (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31406

  • 912-352-7200
  • Funeral Service
  • 10:30 a.m. - Saturday, November 25, 2017
  • Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
  • 7200 Hodgson Memorial Drive (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31406

  • 912-352-7200
  • Interment
  • - Saturday, November 25, 2017
  • Greenwich Section of Bonaventure Cemetery
  • 300 Greenwich Rd. (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31404

I would like to send my sincere condolences to the family. May God be with you all during this difficult time, and give you the strength needed to cope. John 5:28, 29 tells us a wonderful promise made by Jehovah God: those whom have died will be brought back to life.

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Your family has been very special to ours. Especially, the care and love given to my brother. Thank you. My deepest sympathy, please know you are in my thoughts and prayers

Barbara Caples, Brunswick, GA

I am so sorry for your loss. Death is a painful ordeal. John 5:28,29 gives us hope to see our loved ones again. This scripture is comforting to me and I hope it will help you too. For more information, please visit jw.org.

Kelly, Pooler, Ga

My condolences to the family. May you find comfort in the scripture at Revelation 21:4 and the website jw. org.

Niecy, Savannah, GA

Gail and Mike, I am so sorry for your loss of your sweet Mother. Aunt Freddy was a special person and very dear to my mother, Aunt Helen. She was a joy to be around although it wasn’t often enough. Please know I am praying for your family. Love, Dottie Fixmer Lynam

Fixmer-Lynam , Austin, Texas

My heart is sad for your loss of your Mother Mike and Gail. Your Mom, my Aunt Freddy will always and forever be remembered for the beautiful soul she was. May you find peace and strength during this difficult time. She will be missed immensely by many. I love you both!

Paula Whalen , Elverta, California

Fredericka Weiss Whalen, 86, passed on November 21st, 2017 peacefully at home. She was born December 1st, 1930 in Cambridge, MD to the late Grace Staub and George A. Noble. She was raised in Poughkeepsie, NY by her mother Grace Staub Weiss and her adopted father William B. Weiss, also of Poughkeepsie. She was a 1946 graduate of Poughkeepsie High School and a 1948 graduate of Wilfred Academy in New York, NY.

A resident of Savannah since 1963, “Freddie” was a sales associate at Sears and Belk’s department stores for many years. She attained the rank of Major in the Georgia Wing, Civil Air Patrol and participated in many Search and Rescue missions throughout Georgia and South Carolina.

She is preceded in death by her late husband, Theodore William Whalen, a son, Theodore William Whalen, Jr, a daughter, Phyllis Dawn Whalen and a brother, Ronald J. Weiss.

Surviving are her son, Michael Whalen of Savannah, a daughter, Gail Whalen of Colorado Springs, CO and her brother, Sam (Debra) Weiss of Myrtle Beach, SC, her niece Tara (Anthony) Orsetti of Hopewell Junction, NY and many other nieces and nephews. Also surviving are her beloved god children, Starla (Ken) Thurlow of Cincinnati, Ohio, Rhonda (Brad) Treu of Pooler, GA, Kim (Chris) Conway of Charleston, SC, Tonda (George) Malone of Savannah and Kelly Harbaugh of Savannah.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Friday, November 24, 2017 at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel.

The funeral service will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, November 25, 2017 in the Hodgson Chapel of Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors.

Interment will follow in the Greenwich section of Bonaventure Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice Savannah, Inc., P.O. Box 13190, Savannah, GA 31416.

 

 

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I would like to send my sincere condolences to the family. May God be with you all during this difficult time, and give you the strength needed to cope. John 5:28, 29 tells us a wonderful promise made by Jehovah God: those whom have died will be brought back to life.

, ,

Your family has been very special to ours. Especially, the care and love given to my brother. Thank you. My deepest sympathy, please know you are in my thoughts and prayers

Barbara Caples, Brunswick, GA

I am so sorry for your loss. Death is a painful ordeal. John 5:28,29 gives us hope to see our loved ones again. This scripture is comforting to me and I hope it will help you too. For more information, please visit jw.org.

Kelly, Pooler, Ga

My condolences to the family. May you find comfort in the scripture at Revelation 21:4 and the website jw. org.

Niecy, Savannah, GA

Gail and Mike, I am so sorry for your loss of your sweet Mother. Aunt Freddy was a special person and very dear to my mother, Aunt Helen. She was a joy to be around although it wasn’t often enough. Please know I am praying for your family. Love, Dottie Fixmer Lynam

Fixmer-Lynam , Austin, Texas

My heart is sad for your loss of your Mother Mike and Gail. Your Mom, my Aunt Freddy will always and forever be remembered for the beautiful soul she was. May you find peace and strength during this difficult time. She will be missed immensely by many. I love you both!

Paula Whalen , Elverta, California


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