Freida Harley Groover Dzielinski passed away peacefully in her sleep on December 15, 2020 at the age of 101. Freida was born January 13, 1919 in Savannah, Georgia and predeceased by her parents Edwin and Lucille Metzger Harley. She graduated from Commercial High School and attended Georgia State College for Women. She taught school in Clyo, Georgia and retired from the City of Savannah Finance Department after 36 years.
Freida was a member of St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, The Georgia Salzburger Society, The Daughters of the American Revolution (Bonaventure Chapter), The Georgia Historical Society, The Heritage Foundation and the Bonaventure Historical Society.
Survivors include: a son, Henry Harley Groover (Marian), a step-daughter, Barbara Coman (Bob), two granddaughters, Becky Griffin (Michael) and Beth Coursey (John Michael), five great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephew and cousins.
She was also preceded in death by her husband’s, Ewell Derby Groover and Henry Dzielinski, and her sisters, Minnie Lou Hopper and Edwina Hanson.
Graveside services will take place at Bonaventure Cemetery on Friday, December 18, 2020 at 1:00pm.
At Freida’s request, in lieu of flower please make a memorial contribution to St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 10 West 31st Street, Savannah, Georgia 31401.
It was a wonderful life, but now you can be with the others gone ahead. You will live on in my heart.
- Rochelle Berg, Amarillo , Tx
Hank, Marian,Becky, Beth and their families, I am so sorry for your loss. FiFi was a beautiful person. I loved seeing her at the paint parties. She lived a long life.
- Pat Taber, Pooler, GA
My thoughts and prayers are with her family. I worked with Freida at the City and she was a hoot. A really sweet lady with a quirky sense of humor. She was loyal, compassionate and valued her family above all. I know her family will miss her sweet smile
- Sonja Held, Savannah, GA
Did not have he pleasure of knowing Frieda but heard a lot about her from her nephew, T..P. Hanson. So sorry for your loss.
- MRS RUTH S FINCHER, Savannah, ga