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Judith Gheldof Savela

Judith Gheldof Savela, American librarian. Certified secondary teacher, Michigan, Library., Michigan. Grantee LSCA marketing, 1992, Allied Signal Target for parenting programs, 1995.


  • Savela, Judith Gheldof was born on June 27, 1942 in Ferndale, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Ernest Joseph and Dorothy Margaret (Smith) Gheldof.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Marygrove College, 1964. Medical Science Liaison Society, Wayne State University, 1981.


    • Teacher English, journalism Warren Woods Schools, Michigan, 1964—1968, Utica Community Schools, Sterling Heights, 1968—1969. Columnist Advisor Newspaper, Utica, 1974—1979. Library, programs coordinator Sterling Heights Public Library., 1978—1995.

      Retired, 1995.

    Major achievements

    • Certified secondary teacher, Michigan, Library., Michigan.


    • Editor: Michigan Municipalities, 1989. Editor, publisher: St. Lawrence parish 125th Anniversary History, 1991. Developer computer, video training program Shelvers of Lost Books, 1987.

      Editor library newsletters, 1980-1995.


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Teacher/mentor Evart Middle School, since 1997, Elementary School Diocese of Venice, Arcadia, Florida, 2001—2005. Secretary treasurer Golden Eye Valley Homeowners Association, 1997—2007. Building coordinator St. Ephrem Catechism Program, Sterling Heights, 1973—1974.

    President St. Lawrence School Board, Utica, Michigan, 1977. Conductor Bible studies St. Philip Neri Church, Reed City, since 2003, teacher faith formation classes, 2005—2007, minister word, since 1997. Usher with North Port Performing Arts Center, Florida.

    Fellow Newspaper Fund. Member Michigan Library. Association (Loleta D. Fyan award 1990), Wayne State University Library.

    Science Alumni Association, Marygrove College Alumnae Association, Libraries Using Computers (board directors, treasurer 1986-1992).



    Reading, crafts, theater, classical music, knitting.


    • Married Alan Walter, April 24, 1965. Children: Scott Alan, Shannon Mary.
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    Born June 27, 1942
    (age 75)
    • 1964
      Marygrove College
    • 1981
      Wayne State University
    • 1964 - 1968
      Teacher, English
      Michigan, United States
    • 1968 - 1969
      Teacher, English
      Sterling Heights, Michigan, United States
    • 1974 - 1979
      columnist Advisor, Newspaper
      Utica, Michigan, United States
    • 1995