Jerry Clor Obituary

Jerry ClorLong-time IMOA member Gerald Edward “Jerry” Clor died Oct. 24, 2015, while at home with his wife, Cecelia, in Dallas, Ga., at the age of 66. Jerry lost his courageous battle with cancer after being diagnosed earlier in the year.

He was born in Detroit, Mich., on March 4, 1949, as the second of five children born to Edward L. and Charlotte M. Clor (deceased). He is the brother of Jim Clor (and wife, Kathy, of Sun City, FL), Judy Pink (and husband, Pete, of Lexington, MI), John Clor (and wife, Jenny, of Harper Woods, MI) and Joe Clor (and wife, Kyle, of Grosse Pointe Shores, MI).

As the beloved husband of CeCe, he is the loving father of Aaron Clor, Sara Deko (and her husband, John) and Daniel Clor (and wife Kiali), as well as a proud grandfather to (Ashley and Mikey Clor; John, Joey and Cooper Deko; and Zach, Paige and Daniel Clor, Jr.), step-granddaughter, Brittney Derosier, along with many nieces and nephews.

Jerry graduated from St. Juliana Grade School and St. Anthony High School in Detroit, and gained his college education in Michigan as well as some of the several states (including Washington, New Jersey, Connecticut, Arizona, and Pennsylvania) where he had resided during his accomplished corporate career in pharmaceutical sales and training.
He was a Vietnam Veteran with service in the United States Air Force at DaNang Air Base. He had a life-long passion for cars and had served as regional director for the IMOA.

A story on Jerry’s automotive activities will be in the Winter 2016 issue of Quicksilver.