Frieda Sosno Spieler died Friday, April 3, 2015, at age 94. She resided in Denver for 32 years, moved to Valdosta, where she lived for 42 years, then moved to the Jewish Tower in Atlanta, whereobitu she lived for 20 years, and then Sunrise of Buckhead for two years.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 37 years, Edward Spieler, and her daughter, Adrienne Spieler Rosenberg. Survivors include son Mark Spieler and his husband, Peter Bjerkerot, of Atlanta; granddaughter Jennifer Rosenberg and grandson Brian Rosenberg, both of Greenville, S.C.; several nieces and nephews; and many great-nieces and -nephews. There are also many special friends who will remember her.
Frieda Spieler was a member of the Valdosta Hebrew Congregation and Valdosta Hadassah-Sisterhood. She held many leadership positions in the Valdosta congregation and was a lifetime member of Hadassah-Sisterhood. She was a docent in the Valdosta State University art gallery and served as a volunteer in the family services program at Moody Air Force Base. She was a charter member of the Readers Review book club. She also worked at the Valdosta Daily Times in various departments of the newspaper.
In Atlanta she was an active friend of Congregation Bet Haverim and attended Ahavath Achim Synagogue. She served on AA’s senior and advocacy committees and was the Jewish Tower representative to AA. When she was a resident of the Jewish Tower, she participated in many volunteer activities.
Graveside services were held Monday, April 6, at Sunset Cemetery in Valdosta. A memorial service was held in Atlanta on Wednesday, April 8, at Congregation Bet Haverim.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Congregation Bet Haverim, Building Fund, P.O. Box 29548, Atlanta, GA 30359.