Greetings Classmates,
     I am writing to inform you of the passing of Nancy Cliff.  From the Silver City Daily Press (NM) of August 15, 2023, in part:
     Nancy Jean Cliff passed away peacefully at her home in Silver City on August 9, 2023, after a 15 year struggle with cancer.  She was 73 years old. 
     In 1978, Nancy headed to Alaska as a member of Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA).  She spent over 20 years in Alaska.  In 2000, Nancy moved into her Silver City home full time.
     Nancy is survived by G. Craig Freas, her life partner for 43 years; her mother, Emeline W. Cliff of Bethlehem, PA; and her sister, Susan Cliff of Randolph, VT. 

     It seems whenever I send out a notice about the passing of one of our classmates, I have nothing else to share; no bright spots, no “happenings”, etc.  Well, I do today.
     On Saturday, August 5, 2023, a “bunch” of us got together and played golf.  This year marked the 30th consecutive year that we have gathered for the annual “You Guys Invitational Golf Tournament”!  In all, we had 42+ golfers. 
     Taking home the honors at 9 under par were the foursome of Ron Mohap, his son, Jason Mohap, his grandson, Dane Mohap, and Spiro Zumas.
     Other names you may recognize are: Jim Berger, Bob Biggs, Mike Persa, Chip Walakovits, Wayne Zieger, Dick Moyer, Morrie Pulley, Stan Vasiliadis, Bob Moyer, Jim Bennett, Charlie Coleman, Ben Hartney, Jim Kessack, John Lehman, Bill Hochella, Jay Hoffert, Gary Lavelle, Vince Ortwein, Freddy Snyder, Mike Gregoris, Butch Macri, and yours truly.  Showing up after the golf was finished to join in the celebration was Ron Kline.
     Stay well - and please feel free to share this with other classmates for whom I do not have a current e-mail address.

Joe Kempfer



50 years later and still smiling
50 years later and still smiling
50th Class Reunion
The Liberty High School, Class of '67, 50th Reunion was a huge success!  A big 'thank you' goes out to all who attended. The Reunion Committee members felt that all our efforts were worth it!  Everyone had a great time and the display's that were set up had a steady stream of classmates gazing at pictures and items brought in by other classmates. The room was filled with chatter and laughter as people reconnected with classmates they hadn't seen in 50 years!  I believe we will carry many warm memories with us for years to come from this milestone event.  
     Other thanks goes out to our guest speaker, Gary Lavelle for sharing his heart with us. Many will carry those words home with them. Thanks to John Bereuter for his help in setting up and tearing down.  He also contributed many pieces of memorabilia to our display table.  Thanks John.  You've got the gift of helps.
     And last, but not least, a huge thank you goes to our tour guide, John Quigley, and Liberty High School, for allowing us to see the new renovations made to our ole' Alma Mater.  It was fun. We were so impressed with the new additions and changes made to so many areas of the campus.  The cafeteria was amazing and the pool! I wanted to jump in and take a swim, lol.  
     All things do come to an end and even though it's over, the memories we took with us from this weekend will warm our hearts for a long time to come.  Stay connected to this website for future events, maybe even before 5 more years :)


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