Chevrolet Engineering Retirees Club
2015 Death Notices cont.
Robert D. Gervais died peacefully in Altamonte Springs, Florida on Monday, June 29
at the age of 87. He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years Shirley; his children
Nancy (Gary) Boledovich, Susan, Diane (Dave) Roberts, Kevin (Luzhu), Lori (Tom)
DeWolf, Barbara (Tracy) Ennes, Robert (Stefanie), and Julie (Bob) Roop; and his
brother Louis (Eleanor). In addition, Bob is survived by 20 grandchildren, 20
great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. Gervais is preceded in
death by his grandson Tommy DeWolf, brother Edmund, and parents George &
Bob was born on February 6, 1928 in Detroit, MI. He attended Henry Ford Trade
School and had a long career with General Motors/Chevrolet as a Materials Design
Engineer. Bob and Shirley were long time Royal Oak residents before relocating to
Florida for the winters and Northern Michigan during the spring and summer. He was
a member of the Chevrolet Engineering Retirees Club and looked forward to
socializing with past co-workers at the luncheons and club meetings.
A funeral is scheduled for Friday, July 17 at National Shrine of The Little Flower with
gathering/visiting at 9:30 a.m., funeral mass at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers,
charitable donations may be made to the Father Solanus Casey Center, Attn:
Director, 1780 Mount Elliott Street, Detroit, MI 48207.
Jack A Kelledes
May 31, 1932 - July 03, 2015
Jack A. Kelledes, 83, of Royal Oak, MI died July 3, 2015.
Jack was a Veteran of the US Army 82nd Airborne Division and retired from General
Motors in 1994. He enjoyed golfing, bowling and gaming. He was also a member of
Guardian Angels Catholic Community.
Jack is survived by his wife Mary whom he married October 2, 1955.
Also survived by 5 daughters, 1 son, 8 grandchildren and siblings; Andy, James, and
Preceded in death by his siblings; William, Maryon and Madeline.
Visitation will be held 2 until 9 pm Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at
Gramer Funeral Home
705 N Main St
Clawson, MI. 48017
248 435 9010
Visitation: Gramer Funeral Home
KASS, Lawrence. August 22, 2015. Age 77. Beloved husband of the late Lena Kass.
Loving father of Larry Jr. (Vicki), Lorie Gordon, Jeff (Chris), Jason (Melissa) and Joe
(Jane). Proud and adored grandfather of Kimberly, Kyle, Jillian, Nichole, Danielle, Katie,
Taylor, Brittany, Brian, Julia, Anthony, Gabriel and great grandfather of Jocelyn, Sydney
and soon to be Baby Z. Cherished brother of Chris (Richard) and Jean (Chuck). Visitation
Wednesday 3-9pm with an 11am Funeral Service on Thursday at Wujek-Calcaterra &
Sons Inc., 36900 Schoenherr Rd at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). Memorial contributions are
appreciated to Paralyzed Veterans of America. Entombment, Resurrection Cemetery.
Please share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guestbook" at
James Joseph Mazzola, age 84, passed away on Monday, November 23, 2015 in
Sebring, Florida. He was born on September 5, 1931 in Detroit, Michigan to the late
James and Francis (Galatioto) Mazzola. James spent his career as a Design Engineer in
the automotive industry and played professional baseball. He moved to Sebring in 2004
from Boynton Beach, FL and was a member of St. Catherine Catholic Church. Golfing
was one of his favorite past-times. Survivors include his wife Margaret Mazzola, children:
James Mazzola, III; Michael Mazzola; Lisa Otto; Karen Dawson and Randal Mazzola,
eleven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. There will be a memorial mass on
Monday, November 30, 2015 at St. Catherine Catholic Church in Sebring, beginning at
10:00 a.m. with Father Jose Gonzalez officiating. Services entrusted to:
Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home 4001 Sebring Parkway Sebring, FL 33870 Online
condolences may be left at: www.stephensonnelsonfh.com
CHARLES"CHUCK" FESSLER Charles "Chuck" Fessler, beloved husband, father, grandfather,
and great grandfather,
passed away peacefully on May 4, 2015. He was born March 3, 1921 in Port Huron, Michigan, the son of Charles T. Fessler
and Elsie E. Semer. He was preceded in death by his brothers, John (Jack) and Paul Fessler and sister, Mary Carolyn, and his
son, Chuckie. Survived by his wife of seventy two years, Mary D. Williams, sons Christopher and Joseph (Tammy), daughters
Mary Catherine (Michael) Moriarty, Suzanne (James) Bock and Christine Rutkowski. He is also survived by eleven grandchildren
and two great grandchildren. Charles attended Precious Blood Grade School and St. Francis de Sales High School (1938) in
Detroit. He enlisted in U.S. Air Force on April 16, 1942 and served sixteen months in the Asiatic Pacific Theater as a Master
Sergeant Liaison Pilot with the 1st Air Commando Group. He was awarded the Air Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters and the
Distinguished Flying Cross with one Oak Leaf Cluster. He married Mary Dolores Williams on April 5, 1943 in Hobbs, New
Mexico. After his discharge from the Air Force, he attended the evening division of the University of Detroit, where he was a
member of Alpha Sigma Nu and graduated with a Bachelor of Philosophy degree in 1952. He worked for many years at Fisher
Body and Chevrolet as an automotive draftsman, retiring in 1980 from Chevrolet as a design engineer of truck bodies. He was a
long time usher at Precious Blood Church in Detroit, St. Patrick Church in Union Lake, and a member of St. John the Baptist
Church in Howell. He was a long time member at the Farmington YMCA and the Hartland Senior Center. Charles was a man of
abiding faith and a loving husband, father, and grandfather and will forever be missed by those who loved him dearly. Services
were held at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, Brighton, Michigan. For details phone 810.229.2905 or visit
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Edward A. Rishavy passed away on Saturday November 7, 2015. A memorial
service was held on November 14, 2015 at the Birmingham Temple in Farmington
Hills, Michigan. No obituary was available.