Class of 1972

Name: Chip Beal email
Class of: 1972
Now living in: Tallahassee,Florida
Date: Dec. 24, 2015
Comments: Married with 3 children (Crystal, Michael and Chipper). Have lived in Tallahassee since l moved here in 1977 to go to FSU law school. My wife Jackie is my legal secretary, paralegal and boss in my one man law office. We love to go fishing, skiing and travelling in our free time. Chipper is 18 and a senior at Community Christian School so we will be empty nesters sometime next year. Merry Christmas. Feel free to reconnect on the web.

Name: Lucy Gratz Hobbs email
Class of: 1972
Now living in: Brooksville, FL
Date: March 16, 2013
Comments: Hello everyone. I hope that Deanna Baker, Patricia Brinker, Barbara Emanuel, Jana Haines, Holly Farkas, can all respond to this. I would LOVE to hear from you after all these years. I am married to a wonderful man, Greg Hobbs for 41 years and have a great family and grandchildren. Of course i am on f/b so let stay in touch everyone.! I didn't make it to the last reunion because of the storm "Debbie". Did you? It was bad in Brooksville. I hope to hear from all my friends

Name: Douglas K. Manuel email
Class of: 1972
Now living in: Herndon, VA (Washington D.C.)
Date: April 18, 2012
Comments: My LMCO e-mail is not current, please use

Name: Peggy Facemire email
Class of: 1972
Now living in: New Port Richey
Date: March 24, 2012
Comments: A 40 Year Class Reunion weekend is scheduled for June 22-24, 2012, in New Port Richey.

To kick off the weekend, we will meet on Friday night at Boulevard Beef & Ale, 6236 Grand Boulevard, 6:00 PM – ?, ($10, cash bar).

A dinner on Saturday will be held at Spartan Manor, 6121 Massachusetts Avenue, 6:30-10:30 PM ($50, cash bar, prime rib or chicken cordon bleu).

We will end the weekend with a picnic on Sunday catered by Pit Boss Barbeque at Starkey Park, 10500 Wilderness Park Boulevard, 11:00 AM-3:00 PM ($15 adult, $5 child).

Enjoy 1, 2, or all events by registering at – please fill in your contact information even if you can’t attend – or send questions/comments to Hope to see you there!

Name: Peggy (Krysher) Facemire email
Class of: 1972
Now living in: New Port Richey
Date: Jan. 28, 2012
Comments: A 40 year class reunion is being planned for June 2012. Feel free to contact me via email for details. Working on a website, Facebook group, etc. More information coming soon!

Name: Randell Gainey email
Class of: 1972
Now living in: Durant, Florida
Date: April 4, 2010
Comments: Never went far, but had a good life. Sorry missed everybody at big reunion, you know how it goes. Got married, then got a divorce. Never had kids. Now I got 2 Harleys and some tattoos, and date on the net. Come a long ways. Got a long way to go. Going to retire from the elevator trade in a year. Start another page of my life. You can find me on BON,, look for the TIN-MAN. Oh yea and yahoo. Yal were some good friends.

Name: Dave Morrison
Class of: 1972
Now living in: St. Petersburg, FL
Date: Mar. 19, 2009
Comments: Updating my email address…..again! 😉

Name: Diane Boatwright
Class of: 1972
Now living in: Salem, VA
Date: Jan. 12, 2009
Comments: After graduation I completed a 4 year tour in the Air Force. After discharge I moved to St.Petersburg and attended St.Pete Jr.College then went on to South Florida and got my degree in accounting. I am now the Loan Administration Officer at the Roanoke Regional Center in Roanoke Virginia. Started my career in the St.Pete office and took advantage of a promotion in Roanoke. I have been here for 2 yrs just off the blue ridge parkway, beautiful. I realize I am in the system several times but was unable to edit my information. Would love to hear from some class mates. Where is Don Daniels??

Name: Steven Corrigan
Class of: 1972
Now living in: Charlotte, NC
Date: Jan 22, 2008
Comments: Greetings! Just updating the email address. Looking forward to hearing from any of you. It’s been a long road…but we’re still standing!

Name: Anita Kuhn
Class of: 1972
Now living in: Tampa, FL
Date: Jan 4, 2008

Name: kevin kuiper
Class of: 1972
Now living in: hollywood, ca
Date: Jul 7, 2007
Comments: I was just putzing around when I found this site. I’ve been here in CA since 1978 (with a short break in the 80’s in Hawaii) Don’t get to NPR much but mom and dad are still in Beacon Square. I was hoping for a 35th reunion but haven’t seen anything.

I’m still anti-B.S.

Name: Earl Engleman
Class of: 1972
Now living in: St Louis, Missouri
Date: Mar 6, 2006
Comments: Married to Laurie Loesche from our class of 72. We moved to Ocala from NPR, then Atlanta GA and now St Louis, MO. Two Children: Kimberly and Tara. Kimberly lives in Austin Texas with her 2 year old daughter Maayan and her husband Cary. Tara lives in Orlando. Looking for old friends since we have been out of the area for so long.

Name: Fern Johnson Howell
Class of: 1972
Now living in: Mississippi
Date: Friday, September 02, 2005
Comments: Would love to hear from any of my former classmates, been a long time and I have loss touch with a lot of you! Please feel free to email me and we can get back in touch. Thanks Fern

Name: Dave Morrison
Class of: 1972
Now living in: St. Petersburg
Date: Friday, August 05, 2005
Comments: Updating my email address.

Class of: 1972
Now living in: Holiday, fl.
Date: Thursday, May 05, 2005
Comments: If any remembers me, feel free to e-mail me. I am looking foward to the next reunion

Name: Bill Moyer
Class of: 72
Now living in: Atlanta Ga
Date: Tuesday, March 01, 2005
Comments: Still alive and kicking / heard rumors about a multi year reunion in the summer of 05

Name: Matt Swartsel
Class of: 1972
Now living in: Melbourne, FL
Date: Sunday, August 08, 2004
Comments: Richard Toothaker (sp?) reintroduced himself to me after the 11:00 a.m. service today where I pastor (St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Melbourne). It was good to see another Gulf High alum. My wife, Judy, and my family and I moved here in June, 2003 from St. Augustine. We are now at 2076 Trevino Circle, Melbourne, FL, 32935. Would love to see anyone if you are down this way!

Name: Robert Yarnell
Class of: 1972
Now living in: New Port Richey
Date: Friday, March 12, 2004
Comments: Hi
Yes, I know, I’m really class of ’71, but I’d really like to get in touch with Karne (Cohee) Ford.
I’m hoping maybe one of you 72ers might be able to help me out. If anyone knows anything about what’s happened to her or anything, please drop me a quick note.

Name: Michael Hamilton
Class of: 1972
Now living in: PORT RICHEY FL.
Date: Wednesday, February 11, 2004

Name: Nancy Gregg
Class of: 1972
Now living in: Williamsville, NY
Date: Thursday, January 08, 2004
Comments: It took me a while to figure out, but if you will simply click on the name of the person who posted the message, you can send a message directly to that person!

Name: Frank (Frankie) Godwin
Class of: 1972
Now living in: Raleigh, N.C.
Date: Friday, December 06, 2002
Comments: Went in Military 1971. Did not graduate from Gulf High but left a lot of memories. Pulled a short stint in the Army. Went to college at University of Maryland. Major was Engineering. Worked in Nuclear Power plants for 22 years and am now into Mgt. of Info.Tech. for the past 5 1/2 years. Married and divorced after 3 kids and 18+ years. Single for 5+ years then remarried, second wife died of brain tumor 1999. Living in North Carolina and travel a lot. Looking for Kirk Maren (Papas), also Jan Gribble (Jones) and anyone else who remembers how it was at old Gulf High.

Name: George Bopp
Class of: 1972
Now living in: Hudson. Florida
Date: Monday, September 02, 2002
Comments: Updating my e-mail address

Name: Steven Corrigan
Class of: 1972
Now living in: Cleveland, Ohio
Date: Tuesday, July 09, 2002
Comments: Dang…talk about reliving years. I spent twelve of ’em at the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office…married and divorced twice…one child, a teenaged boy…and now I work with a mortgage company here in Cleveland. And I’m definitely interested in a 30-year shindig.

Name: Diane Foltz Boatwright
Class of: 1972
Now living in: Seminole, Fl.
Date: Tuesday, January 29, 2002
Comments: Looking forward to a 30 year reunion, the last one I attended was the 10 year. Would love to hear from some old classmates.

Name: Martin DeMoulpied
Class of: 1972
Now living in: Atlanta, Ga.
Date: Sunday, January 27, 2002
Comments: Any Freaks’ still out there? I drove by McDonalds’ the other day but didn’t spot any… E-Mail me, hopefully with a few functioning brain cells (in my case that is…) we’ll remember each other. Check out my web site

Name: Richard Toothaker
Class of: ’72
Now living in: Melbourne and Leesburg Fl.
Date: Monday, January 14, 2002
Comments: Interested to know if we are having a 30 yr. class reunion. Are we having one and who is coordinating it?

Name: Donald Rinehart
Class of: 1972
Now living in: Homosassa, Fl.
Date: Monday, December 24, 2001
Comments: Hey,looking forward to 30th reunion. Hope it’s as much fun as 20th. Please e-mail me any info. See ya soon!

Name: Michael Hamilton
Class of: 1972
Now living in: Port Richey fl.
Date: Thursday, December 06, 2001
Comments: Hello I am living in Port Richey so i guess I didn’t go very far. I did a stint in the navy for 4 years on nucular submarines and came back to Pasco County to work for the Pasco County School System intill I retired in in 2000. I gave a 15 year old boy that goes to Mitchell high where my wife (Terry works). It will be nice seeing veryone again at the reunion.

Name: George J. Bopp Jr.
Class of: 1972
Now living in: Hudson. Florida
Date: Tuesday, December 04, 2001
Comments: Last year’s reunion was fantastic. Hope our class can organize a reunion also

Name: Joni Daniels
Class of: 1972
Now living in: Toronto, ON
Date: Thursday, November 22, 2001
Comments: 1972 seems so long ago and far away. Does anyone remember me? Was I really there?

Name: Dwight Begey
Class of: 1972
Now living in: Lutz, Fl.
Date: Tuesday, October 23, 2001
Comments: I just recently went sailing with Jerry Eliassen, Martin Demoulpied, and Paul Lefave. It is always good to see old friends, I hope our 30 year reunion will be just as fun as our 20 year was. NEED TO GET YOUR YAA YAA’S OUT EVERY ONCE AN A WHILE. SEE YA’LL SOON.

Name: Bill Moyer [no email address provided]
Class of: 72
Now living in: Atlanta Ga.
Date: Tuesday, August 28, 2001
Comments: Always a pleasure to know that there are still so many of us alive and kicking! Looking forward to 30yr. reunion.

Name: Dave Morrison
Class of: 1972
Now living in: St. Petersburg, FL
Date: Thursday, August 23, 2001
Comments: Great to see some familiar names in here. Other than getting married (and divorced) twice, I’ve still been taking photos. Take a look: and drop me an email. Anybody heard about plans for our (gasp) 30th Reunion?

Name: Mario Biagini
Class of: 1972
Now living in: Clearwater, Fl.
Date: Sunday, July 29, 2001
Comments: Hello fellow class mates of 1972. After 25 years, I’m still working for a shipping company based in Tampa sailing as Captain of an ocean going tug and petroleum tank vessel. Married with 5 grandkids so far. Enjoying the good Florida life in Clearwater. Does anyone know if we’re going to have a 30 year reunion? Contact me at

Name: kathleen ann merchant (hoppe)
Class of: 1972
Now living in: holiday
Date: Friday, July 13, 2001
Comments: For those who remember me….yup…I’m still around, been married 3 times, widowed once, divorced, and now seperated. I have 5 kids…26, 23, 19, 17, and 15. Two of them have blessed me with grandkids…5 of them. Life goes on even after high school. LOL…See ya around… 🙂

Name: Douglas Manuel
Class of: 1972
Now living in: Herndon VA (Washington D.C.)
Date: Friday, April 20, 2001
Comments: It is still pleasant to see so many names from the past. It amazes me that I can read your submissions and the names still bring back memories of what you looked like. Drop me a line. DKM

Name: Steve Helfrich
Class of: 1972
Now living in: Redlands, California
Date: March 4, 2001
Comments: Hello, Gulf High Buccaneers.

Class of: 1972
Now living in: PORT RICHEY
Date: Feb. 16, 2001

Name: judy steele lindahl
Class of: 1972
Now living in: port richey
Date: Jan. 14, 2001
Comments: would love to hear from anyone who remembers me, i know it’s going on 29 years – single now, a 13 yr old daughter lives w/me, a 16 yr old son living w/his dad in north carolina. working at large auto dealership in NPR for past 7 1/2 years. (Spookie bought a car from us) – still playing the piano, but long gone from McDonald’s. any news of a reunion coming up – would love to help out in any way i can. looking forward to hearing from YOU.

Name: Keith W Tolliver
Class of: 1972
Now living in: Shelby Township Michigan
Date: Jan. 2, 2001
Comments: would like to hear from y’all-looking for Ken Johansen class of 71

Name: Dave Parsons
From: Terre Haute, Indiana
Date: 2000-01-23 19:08:56
Comments: Class of 72, Whaz Up?

Name: rob marlowe
Website: My Home Page
From: New Port Richey, where else?
Date: 1999-07-04 17:50:35
Comments: I can’t believe Jeff had this form up for this long without me finding it. Hello to everyone from the Class of ’72.

Name: Diane Foltz Boatwright
From: Seminole, Florida
Date: 1999-06-13 03:30:23
Comments: Graduated in “72” Would love to hear from some old friends…..