Chevrolet Engineering Retirees Club
2013 Death Notices
Carl Dalligan
Carl John Dalligan
Born in Detroit on Apr. 5, 1916
Departed on Jan. 8, 2013 and resided in Grosse Pointe Woods, MI.  

Service: Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013  
Cemetery: Mt. Olivet Cemetery  

Carl J. Dalligan, age 96 of Grosse Pointe Woods, passed away January 8, 2013.

Mr. Dalligan earned a bachelors degree from Wayne State University as well as
a masters degree from Columbia. He was a long time Technical Writer for

Beloved husband of the late Alice Cook. Dear brother of Elizabeth (the late
Gordan) Adams, Roman (Irene) Daligga, and the late Fred (Corinne) Daligga.
Loving uncle of Steve (Susan) Adams, Jeffrey (Verna) Adams, John (Cassandra)
Adams, Janet Johnson, Lorraine Losie, Douglas (Elizabeth) Daligga and
Catherine Daligga (Jerry Custer). Also survived by many great-nieces and

Instate Saturday, January 12, 2012 from 11:00AM until time of Mass at
11:30AM at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church, 20955 Bournemouth
Ave., Harper Woods.
DEFAZIO, Dominick, J., February 10, 2013 Age 85. Beloved husband of Shirley
for 61 cherished years. Loving father of Barbara Skelly, Rosemary (Clifford)
Stuehmer, Bernard, John, Julie Butler, Joseph (Annette), Thomas (Mary),
Margaret Yankovitch, and William. Proud grandfather of Marianne (Brandon),
Michael, Cliff Jr. (Sarah), Carolyn (Max), Amanda (Chris), Alaina, Mark, Isabella,
Allison, Andrew, Anthony, Garrett, Justin, and great-grandfather of Alicia, Jade,
ShiAnn, Dominick, and Asher. Dominick was a proud veteran of the U.S. Navy
where he honorably served from 1945 to 1949. He later attended GMI and
worked for General Motors for 40 years. Visitation Wednesday 3-9pm with a
7pm Rosary service at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons (Shelby Twp) 54880 VanDyke
@ 25 Mile Rd. Funeral Thursday instate 10:30am at St Kieran Catholic Church
53600 Mound Rd (Btw 24 and 25 Mile Rds) until time of Mass 11am. In lieu of
flowers memorial contributions in Dominick's name would be appreciated to the
University of Michigan Cardiology Department. Interment at Great Lakes National
Cemetery. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" @
Dominic Defazio
LAFALCE THERESA A., age 76, passed away February 27, 2013. Beloved wife
of Guy Edward for 55 years. Loving mother of: Steven (Deb), Janet Krul, Karen
(Kevin), Michael (Deb). Dearest grandmother of: Josh, Aaron, Mallorie, Christy,
Nathan, Elizabeth, and Audrey. Dear twin sister of: Joan (Jim) Olson, and sister
Judy (Bob) McEwen, the late Barbara (Jake) Wise and the late Jack. Visiting
hours: Saturday 5 p.m. until 9 p.m., Sunday 1 p.m. until 9 p.m. with a Scripture
Service at 7 p.m. at the Sterling Heights Chapel of the E_J. Mandziuk & Son
Funeral Directors Inc. (NW corner Ryan). Funeral Service Monday, ln state 9:30
a.m. with Mass at 10:00 a.m. St. Jane Frances deChantal Catholic Church on
Ryan south of 17 Mile, Sterling Heights. Interment Guardian Angel Cemetery.
View online guestbook at
Theresa LaFalce
Dear Tom, It is with a heavy heart I must tell you that Anna died on March 5th.
We had a very good life and she made my life so much better. Visitation will be at
the Bagnasco & Calcaterra Funeral Home on Monday March 11th from 2:00 PM
until 9:00 PM. The funeral service will be at St. Isaac Jogues Church on Madison
in St. Clair Shores at 9:30 AM on March 12th with the service starting at at 10:00
AM. A luncheon is planned at Lakeland Manor (just south of Frazho on
Harper)after the service.
When my life gets back to normal you will see me again.
Don Gill
Anna Gill
William E. Hart
May 10, 1924 - March 7, 2013

HART, William E., age 88, March 7, 2013; Beloved husband of the late Ruth;
Dear father of James E. Hart (Theodora), John W. Hart (Cheryl) and Susan L.
Wyrick (Charlie); Dear grandfather of Ben, Shannon and Dan Hart; Dear
great-grandfather of Elan and Ari Hart. Funeral service Monday 1:00 p.m. at St.
Paul's United Methodist Church (Rickard Chapel), 620 Romeo St., Rochester
with visitation beginning at 12:00 p.m.; Private interment at VanHoosen
Jones-Stoney Creek Cemetery.
Bill Hart
Eugene George Babcock, age 83, a longtime resident of Harrison Township,
died May 27, 2013. Born November 24, 1929 in Detroit. He was a retired
automotive engineer from General Motors. Survived by children, Mark Babcock,
Lisa (Andy) Jurczak and Courtney (Daniel) Aldrich; grandchildren, Amanda and
Kyle Jurczak, Kennedy, Keaton and Reed Aldrich. Beloved friend and
companion Karen Johnson. Predeceased by daughter, Leslie. Memorial
visitation Monday, June 3, 2013 at 2:30 p.m. with service at 3 p.m. at Gino's
Surf & Luna Kai, 27400 Jefferson Avenue, Harrison Township. In lieu of flowers,
we ask that donations be made to Henry Ford Health Systems Heart & Vascular
Institute, 1 Ford Place, #5A, Detroit, MI 48202-3450.
Published in The Macomb Daily on June 2, 2013
Gene Babcock
at Wm. Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak. Elmer was a member of Trinity Lutheran
Church, Utica where he was active with the Trinity Mens Choir and the Wednesday
Mens Bible Class. Beloved husband of the late Beverly. Dear father of Paula (Larry
Combs) Zink, Scott Zink and the late Pamela Mocznik. Father in law of John Mocznik.
Friends may call at Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home, 8459 Hall Rd. (3 blks. E. of
Van Dyke) Utica on Thursday from 2:00 - 9:00 p.m. Funeral service Friday at Trinity
Lutheran Church, 45160 Van Dyke, Utica where he will lie in state from 12:30 p.m.
until 1:00 p.m. time of service. Interment Christian Memorial Cemetery, Rochester
Hills. In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to The Todd Remer Scholarship
Fund or The Win Graebner Scholarship Fund at Trinity. Please share a memory at
Read Elmer Zink's Obituary and Guestbook on
Elmer Zink
Edward W. "Ed", "Papa" Pugh, 88, formerly of Lake Orion, Mich., and
Melbourne, Fla., passed away, Monday, July 22, 2013. This final road trip has
completed his lifes journey.Mr. Pugh work for the Chevrolet motor division of
General Motors for 34 years. He had been retired for 33 years. With the rank
of Lieutenant, he served his country during World War II as a navigator in the
Army Air Corp.His parents, Joseph and Edith Pugh along with his first wife,
Louise F. Pugh, preceded him in death.He is survived by his wife, Ruby Turner
Pugh, of Jasper; two sons, Mark (Terri Wernert) Pugh, of China Township,
Mich., and Jeff (Laura) Pugh, of Auburn Hills, Mich.; step-children, Anthony
McDowell, of Chattanooga, and Pattie (Steve) Elliott, of Whitwell, Tenn.;
grandchildren, Teanne (Abe Smith) Reich, of Ortonville, Mich., Justin (Brenna
DeWilde) Pugh, of Summerville, S.C., Jamie Gohs, and Jay Pugh, of Lake
Orion, Mich., Evan (Nicki Fear) Pugh, of White Lake, Mich., Danielle Pugh, of
Auburn Hills, Mich., and Brooks Elliott, of Whitwell, Tenn.; great-grandchildren,
Aidan and Addison Reich and Hunter Gohs.A memorial service will be held in
the funeral home chapel at 2 p.m. CDT on Friday, July 26, 2013, with Rev.
Darrell Winters officiating. The Sequatchie Valley Honor Guard will provide
military honors.The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. CDT until time of
the service.To send online condolences visit by
Tate Funeral Home, Jasper, Tenn., 423-942-9500.
Ed Pugh