Chevrolet Engineering Retirees Club
2011 Death Notices
Robert T. Price, age 73, died February 28, 2011 in Florida. Loving husband of 50 years
to Swetlana "Lana",
Dear father of Phillip, Jennifer, and Claudine, Proud Grandfather of eight. Beloved
brother of Rita Hahne, Dorothy Boyle, and Paul.
Visitation is Sunday 2:00 p.m. - 8:00 p. m. with a parish lead rosary at 7:00 p.m. at
Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home, 8459 Hall Road (3 blks east of Van Dyke) Utica.
Monday in state at 10:30 a.m. until time of funeral mass at 11:00 a.m. at St Kieran
Catholic Church, 53600 Mound Road (btwn 24 & 25 Mile Rds) Shelby Twp.
Burial at Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly, MI.
Donations may be sent in Bob's memory to St Jude's Children's Home for research in
childhood cancer at www.stjudes.org
Online condolences can be shared at www.sullivanfuneraldirectors.com
Bob Keslin, my husband, passed away quite suddenly on Feb. 5th. Please advise any CERC
members who may have known Bob when he worked at CEC and retired in 1988. Thank you.
GREEN, Shirley, wife of Ray; died 30JA11 at age 86. A Cooley HS grad., she attended
Grace Hosp. and Wayne State ( BS Deg) nursing schools. From Army Cadet Nurse at WWII
‘s end to pediatric and OB locally, then to Detroit and Wayne County Health Departments,
Shirley taught a final ten years at Groves HS in Birmingham. (Reported by Fran Parker).
KORDEL, Victoria E., January 29, 2011, at age 60. She had retired in 2008, following 36
years of GM-Chevy service.
Township. Born February 18, 1943. He retired from General Motors after over 30 years.
Charles Louis Dellofano, Jr., age 68, of Clinton Township, died March 18, 2011 in Clinton
Survived by his wife, Theresa (nee Carabelli); children, Michelle (Olin) VanPelt, Michael
(Margie) Dellofano, Angela (Todd) Schommer, Noel Dellofano, Jennifer (Daniel)
Dellofano-Cecil; three grandchildren, Lexi, Jason, Anastasia; mother, Ida; siblings, Mary
(James) Smith (nee Dellofano). Predeceased by his father, Charles. Visitation Monday 2-8
p.m. at Resurrection Funeral Home, 40800 Hayes Road, Clinton Township. Instate 10:30
a.m., funeral 11 a.m., Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at St. Paul of Tarsus Catholic Church, 41300
Romeo Plank Road, Clinton Township. Burial Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton Township.
www.resurrectionfuneralhome.com. Published in The Macomb Daily on March 21, 2011
Dorn Robert L. "Bob" April 5, 2011 Chief Engineer for General
Motors Corp., Chevrolet, Pontiac & Cadillac Division for 40 years.
Beloved husband of Joanne for 42 years. Loving father of Mark
and Erich. Dear brother of Kirk (Marilee) and Sharon Alspach
(John). Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
Memorial service Saturday 11a.m. at First Presbyterian Church,
1669 W. Maple Rd., Birmingham, MI 48009. In lieu of flowers family
suggests memorial tributes to the church for Rejoice & Renew or
the charity of donor's choice. A.J. Desmond & Sons (248)
549-0500. View obituary and share memories at
March 05, 1939 - April 24, 2011
Member of the Academy of Model Aeronautics.
John Anthony Paulina, 72, of Washington Twp since 1977 died April 24, 2011 at
He was born March 5, 1939 in Highland Park, MI to John and Flora Paulina. A
graduate of Warren High School he worked as a designer for Chevrolet
enginering division for 45 years until his retirement in 2002.
John was a member of the East Side A's Club, Model T Club, CERC Club, a life
time member of the Masonic Lodge and a member of the AMA - Academy of
He married his wife Lois on July 18, 1964 in Detroit, MI.
He is surived by his wife Lois, Children John B (Kristin Paulina-Hamill), Ann
Marie (Jorgen) Paulina-Lyngso, Grandchildren; Gabrielle and Karsten,
sister-in-law Darlene and many nieces and nephews.
Preceded by his parents John and Flora and brother Michael.
Visitation will be held Wednesday from 2 until 9 at
Gramer Funeral Home, Diener Chapel
48271 Van Dyke Avenue
Shelby Twp., Michigan 48317
Funeral Services will be held at;
Thursday 11:00 AM at
St. John Lutheran Church
246 Benjamin Street
Romeo, Michigan 48065
Bloodworth Arthur L. June 25, 2011. Age 82. Beloved
husband of Doris (nee Mallette). Dear brother of Donald
Bloodworth, Richard (Wanda) Bloodworth, Stanley
(Ruth Ann) Bloodworth, and Beverly (Ronald) Rottman.
Survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Visitation
Tuesday 3-9 p.m. Funeral Wednesday 10 a.m. at
Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc. (Shelby Township),
54880 Van Dyke at 25 Mile Rd. Interment White Chapel
Cemetery. Share memories with the family at their
"On-Line Guest Book" at WujekCalcaterra.com.
Per Roy Midgley, Jack Golding, age 85, passed away on Monday October 3 in
Fountain Hills, Arizona. Jack was born in Kokomo, Indiana on May 10, 1926 and is
survived by his wife Cherryl and a son and a daughter. There will be no funeral as
Jack wanted his body donated to science. He had been suffering from dementia.
Jack served in World War II as an Aviation Machinist Mate. He worked for 38 years
at Chevrolet as a design engineer on engines and engine cooling and retired in 1982.
He worked on the Corvette and Astro/Safari vans. After retiring, he worked as a
contract engineer at Truck & Bus for 5 years.
Jack participated in all the sports at Chevrolet Engineering; softball, bowling and golf.
He had also been co-owner of the Rochester Hills Tennis Club, with three other
James Richard Landis, born March 6, 1927 to mother Mary Lloyd
Landis and father Kenneth Landis, at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit.
He grew up in Highland Park and has three brothers; Kenneth, Dave
and John. He attended Highland Park High School, graduated from
Lawrence Technological Institute with a degree in Chemical
Engineering in 1948. He also attended the University of Illinois in
1944-45 while serving in the Army Student Training Program. He was
a design engineer for GM from 1948 to 1987. He then became a
manufacturing rep. for Zollner Pistons for three years.
He was a member of the Rochester Elks Club, SAE, St. Paul's United
Methodist Church and attended GM retiree functions of the Chevrolet
Engineering Retiree Club. He was proud to be a direct descendant of
William Brewster of the Mayflower Society via the lineage of
Brewster's daughter, Mehitabell Hinckley on his mother's side.
He is survived by his loving wife Kay (Catherine), daughters Sheila
Catherine Landis, Jocelyn Mary Langlois and Rebecca Ann
MacKenzie. He also had a son Raymond James Landis who passed
away at the age of 20. He is also survived by five grand children and
two great grand children.
James passed away on Oct. 27, 2011 and was laid to rest at White
Chapel Cemetery and will be deeply missed. He had recently been
suffering from a fall in August, pneumonia and Alzeheimer's disease.
Per Catherine Landis on December 6, 2011