Remembering Our Lost Classmates

It's difficult to imagine that the Class of 1970 has lost 27 of our fellow classmates since graduation. As we approach our 50th reunion please take the time to submit a favorite story, a picture or anything that you would like to add in their memory. Please send your updates to:


Ed Alexander
10/15/1952 to 3/31/1984 (aged 31)





Robert Barnett
6/24/1952 to 3/1973 (aged 20)





Joe Bernero
May 3, 1952 to August 12, 1019 (aged 67)

Joe came to our class for his senior year at BGHS. After graduating he worked at various jobs in Las Vegas until he found a home for 30 years at the Las Vegas Hilton. He worked in several positions spending most of his career in the casino vault. Joe had three loves... <more>



Holly Berry
3/15/1952 to 1/17/2018 (aged 65)

HOLLIS BERRY Hollis Anne Berry, 65, passed away January 17, 2018. Born and raised in Las Vegas, Holly moved to Taos, New Mexico in 2003. She returned to Las Vegas in 2013 to tend her elderly mother. Holly was preceded in death by her parents... <more>


Allen Fabbi
10/4/1952 to 1/11/2009 (aged 56)

Allen passed away Jan. 11, 2009, at his residence in Elk Bend, Idaho. He was born in Las Vegas, Oct. 4, 1952, to Frances and Baptiste Fabbi. He graduated from Bishop Gorman High School, UNLV, and the University of San Diego Law School in 1977. In 1980, he married Teresa Hess <more>


Lyndon Busbey "Buzz" Graves
7/25/1952 to 4/17/2021 (aged 68)

Born in Reno and a graphic artist by trade, Buzz found solace in his adventures-from running the Boston Marathon twice to drag racing his Challenger on the flight deck of the USS Midway.

Buzz is survived by his Best Friend and Brother Holly Graves,  <more>



Budweiser Hawkins
11/9/1952 to 8/24/2019 (aged 66)





Robert Hoban
6/5/1951 to 6/18/2014 (aged 63)





David Humm
4/2/1952 to 3/27/2018 (aged 65)

"Born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada, Humm attended Bishop Gorman High School, where he was an All-American prep quarterback and a heavily recruited prospect."
He accepted a scholarship from the University of Nebraska, where he was a ...  <more>


Patricia Jackson Vander-Griend
8/14/1952 to 1/13/2005 (aged 52)





Gayla Kellogg-McNary
7/25/1952 to 11/7/2008 (aged 56)





Thomas Klopack
12/15/1952 to 5/1/2011 (aged 58)




Robert Langan

Robert  (Bob) Langan
3/23/1952 to 1/22/1991 (aged 38)




Timothy J. Licciardo
10/29/1952 to 2/26/2016 (aged 63)

Tim passed away Friday, February 26. 2016 at St. Luke's Medical Center in Milwaukee.  He was born in Chicago on October 29, 1952 to Alphonse and Rachele (Blasi) Licciardo.  Timothy was united in marriage to Beverly Wynn in 2002.  He worked as a chef at the Village in Delavan... <more>




Stanley Martinez
1/19/1952 to 4/4/2011 (aged 59)





Kevin McCabe
1/4/1952 to 4/14/2014 (aged 62)




Dalene  McNary-Rich
10/25/1951 to 1/30/1995 (aged 43)





Romy Mowbray
7/1/1952 to 2/16/1998 (aged 45)

Romy was born in Henderson, Nevada on July 1,1952, to the late John Code Mowbray, former Chief Justice of the Nevada Supreme Court and Kathlyn Hammes Mowbray. Romy’s namesake was his grandfather, the late Romy Hammes, a mid-western businessman and developer, who, together with his wife Dorothy... <more>



Rocky Paravia
11/19/1951 to 2/14/2019 (aged 67)

"Joseph grew up in Las Vegas and was an alumnus of Bishop Gorman High School. Joseph (Rocky) was a long-time casino executive at Caesars Palace and Founder and CEO of VirtGame Corporation. He was fiercely devoted to his family and friends and loved nothing more than to..." <more>



Teresa Pinjuv
11/7/1952 to 6/26/1989 (aged 36)





Patricia Price-Krantz
7/14/1952 to 4/18/2009 (aged 56)





Dr. Stephen Romeo
10/5/1952 to 8/16/2007 (aged 54)





Geoffrey Schneider
7/29/1951 to 7/13/2006 (aged 55)





Peter Silvagni
11/29/1952 to 5/28/1998 (aged 45)




Lynn Travers
12/11/1951 to 1/24/2018 (aged 66)

Lynn lived in the Las Vegas valley since 1959. She attended St. Joseph Catholic School and graduated from Bishop Gorman High School in 1970. She attended UNR and UNLV and retired from the Clark County School District after working as an English teacher and guidance counselor. <more>



Jackie Vaughn-Kirsch
10/15/1952 to 1/26/2019 (aged 66)





Ernest Wiley
1/4/1952 to 9/1/2017 (aged 65)





Kaleen Williams
4/28/1952 to 1/3/2015 (aged 62)