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Louis Friedenberg, passed away on Tuesday, July 5, 2022. He was the loving husband of Pearl Seligman Friedenberg, OBM.

Lou was a U. S. Marine stationed in Parris Island, SC from November 16, 1951 to November 6, 1953. He met Pearl on Tybee Island while stationed at Parris Island. After his discharge, he started a career at Chatham Steel until he retired after 40 years. Then he worked for Newell Recycling in Atlanta until his second retirement.

Lou was a Scout Master of Troop 2 of the Jewish Educational Alliance for four years. He also volunteered for the Savannah Police Department for an additional 22+ years and received the Volunteer of the Year award numerous times.

He is survived by his daughter, Sherry Ann Friedenberg of Atlanta, and his son, Ricky (Barbara) Friedenberg of Savannah; grandchildren, Brian (Heather) Friedenberg and Erin (Jordan) Rubinstein, and his three great-grandchildren, Jake Friedenberg, Joshua Rubinstein, and Elle Rubinstein.

The funeral service will be held at 9:30 Thursday morning, July 7, 2022, at the graveside, Bonaventure Cemetery, conducted by Rabbi Avigdor Slatus.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations to: Congregation Bnai Brith Jacob – 5444 Abercorn Street, Savannah, Georgia 31405-6902 or The Humane Society for Greater Savannah – 7215 Sallie Mood Drive, Savannah, Georgia 31406-3922 or Alzheimer’s Association, Georgia Chapter – Suite 103, 4849 Paulsen Street, Savannah, Georgia 31405-4424

You are invited to view the service via Zoom by clicking here. 

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Online Condolences

  1. Joe Robertson says:

    Praying for the Friedenberg Families comfort and healing at this time.

  2. Sally Kaplan says:

    My condolences to all. May you hold on to all the good memories you shared together.

  3. Linda Tillinger says:

    So sorry to hear of Louis passing. He was such a sweet, kind and caring person. Hopefully your good memories will soften the pain of the loss.

  4. Emil J Petti says:

    my name is Emil j. petti, I also was stationed at Parris Island {1951-1953}. Lou called me Joe during the two years. We were the best of friends. We often went to Claxton, Ga. to visit is girl friend Pearl. Whom he later married. My sincere condolences to the Friedenberg family.

    parris island (1951_1953) lou called me Joe during the two years. we were the best of friends. We often went to Claxton, Ga. to visit is girl friend Pearl, whom he later married.My Sincere condolences to the Friedenberg.

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