Harry Fremd
Harry L. Fremd VIRGINIA BEACH - Retired U.S. Navy Cmdr. Harry LeRoy Fremd died at his home July 5, 2011. Born April 25, 1929 in West Palm Beach, Fla., he was the son of the late Albert and Blanche Braley Fremd. He was also predeceased by his sisters, Evelyn Cox (Robert) and Irene DeGray (WG). He is survived by his wife of more than 59 years, Dorothy; sons, Harry L. "Skip" Fremd II (Shirley), Karl G. Fremd and Raymond V. "Buddy" Fremd (Donna); and daughters, Kristina Ary (Michael), Theresa Ziegler (Paul) and Wendy Langley; 14 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He graduated from Pahokee High School in Pahokee, Fla., and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He earned his Navy Wings in 1954. For several years, he was active with his sons in the Cub Scouts (Pack Master 364), Boy Scouts and Order of The Arrow. Harry was also a life member of the Coast Guard Auxiliary. "Precious" drove many miles in Virginia and North Carolina picking up and delivering blood as a volunteer for the American Red Cross. A longtime member of Old Donation Church, he served on its vestry and in other capacities over the years and was a member of Bayside Masonic Lodge No. 218 AF&AM. A memorial service will be held Saturday, July 16, at 1 p.m. at Old Donation Episcopal Church, 4449 N. Witchduck Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23455 with a reception following in the parish hall. The family would like to thank Doctors Jun Chung, J. Sumner Bell and Howard Weinburg and their staffs and Sentara Home Care Services for all their kindnesses, care and support. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Discretionary Fund of Old Donation Episcopal Church or to a charity of the donor's choice. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.cremate.org.

Published by The Virginian-Pilot from Jul. 9 to Jul. 10, 2011.
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If there were enough words for it, I would send them. Much love, AH
July 22, 2011
Fremd Family, My deepest sympathy on the loss of your Dad and friend. You and family will be in my thoughts and prayers.
Vicki Weingand
July 14, 2011
My sincere condolences
Mike Kane
July 12, 2011
To the Fremd family,
I am so sorry to hear of your husband's and father's passing. He was a strong, amazing man and I know he will be dearly missed. His family was truly his pride and joy. May you all find peace, somehow, in this time of sorrow.
Most sincerely,
Lana Thulin Cary
Lana Cary
July 12, 2011
Wendy, I am so sorry for your loss. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
Chris Edmondson
July 12, 2011
He will be missed dearly. He always made people smile at the American Red Cross. Love you Mrs.Dot
Tina and Demond Bagwell SR.
July 11, 2011
Fremd Family, please accept our condolences. We both have very fond memories of the times we have been able to share visits and laughter with you. Harry will be missed by many.

Karen Edelman and Billy Dodd
Karen Edelman
July 11, 2011
Dot my thoughts and prayers are with you as you deal with your loss. "Precious" was a kind, fun, giving man, and I will miss his humor...
Melissa Pohl
July 11, 2011
To the Fremd Family: I'm so sorry for your loss. You all will be in my thoughts and prayers.
Maureen Gibson
July 10, 2011
Dot and Family: I served with Harry on the Safety Center Staff. He was a great guy and an outstanding officer. He gave his all to the USN. I am proud to say that I knew Harry and of his accomplishments while on active duty. May he rest in Jesus' Loving Arms.

Bill Broyles, CDR, USN, RET
July 10, 2011
Dearest Dot:

Please accept my sincere condolence upon the passing of Harry. You have lost the dearest thing in your life, and I share your sadness.

Lillian Foy
Greensboro, NC
July 10, 2011
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