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Alumnus and Teacher Passing:

Hinton, Bruce Melvin, 66, of Lindenhurst, IL, died on Tuesday, August 5, 2014.

Bruce was born July 24, 1948 in Louisville to Bernard and Vivian Hinton.

He was a '66 alumnus of Flaget High School and graduated from the University of Louisville
Speed School of Engineering, where he received the 1997 Professional Award in Engineering.

He lived all over the world from Kentucky to Ohio, California, Georgia, England,
Germany and Connecticut before settling in Chicago. Bruce was a world traveler and visited
over 40 countries. He ventured to far off places such as Russia, Europe, China, Tibet, Africa,
South America, Japan and South Korea. He worked in several leadership positions for nuclear
engineering companies such as B&W, Combustion Engineering, Impell, ABB and Westinghouse until
retiring in 2010. Bruce was an avid golfer, aspiring gourmet chef, Honorable Colonel of the
Commonwealth of Kentucky, but most importantly a loving husband, father, and Papaw.
Survivors include his wife Pamela Hinton, his sister Marcia (Chris) Zinser, uncle Vern Clausnitzer,
sons Brett (Brooke) Hinton and Chad Hinton, and grandsons Jaylen and Wilder Hinton.

A visitation will be held 4 - 7 p.m. on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at Ringa Funeral Home, 122 S.
Milwaukee Ave. (Rte 83), Lake Villa, IL 60046. A funeral service will begin at 7 p.m. on Wednesday at
the funeral home with Rev. Garth Warren officiating. Cremation rites and interment of Bruce's cremated
remains will take place privately.

Please consider a donation in Bruce's memory to a charity of your choice.


Gorman, Bill , 86, of Louisville passed away on Saturday, August 2, 2014 at the Nazareth Home.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John William Gorman,
Sr. and Blanche Hinton Gorman; and his sister, Ruth Ann Pierce.

Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 41 years, E. Celeste Gorman and brother Patrick
T. Gorman (Barbara Lammers Gorman); sister-in-law Diana Dalton; 13 nieces and nephews; 26 great
nieces and nephews; and 8 great great nieces and nephews; and many , many dear friends.

Bill grew up in Holy Name Parish after which he entered the seminary. He was ordained a
Catholic priest and served actively in the Archdiocese of Louisville for 18 years. He taught
and/or coached at Flaget High School, Trinity High School, Bishop David High School and Spalding
University. During these years he was an avid learner and student of theology, psychology, and
family therapy, earning three masters degrees (Divinity, Religious Education, Guidance and
Counseling). He conducted many study groups, workshops and retreats in schools and parishes.
He also founded the Roncalli Center, a catechetical education center for religion teachers.

In 1971 he received a grant to study Marriage and Family therapy at the Institute for Religion
and Human Development in Houston Texas. He left the priesthood at this time to develop a career
in Marriage and Family Therapy. On returning to Louisville, he opened a private practice and worked
with individuals, couples, families and groups for 38 years. He volunteered his time throughout his
career to educate and supervise young therapists. Bill also taught in the University of Louisville
Family Therapy Programs. He was instrumental in pursuing legislation on behalf of Marriage and Family
Therapy which ultimately led to regulation of the profession in Kentucky.

In 1998 the Kentucky Association for Marriage and Family Therapy awarded Bill
the following: "Distinguished Contribution to Marriage & Family Life Award For
Meritorious Service to the Families in the Commonwealth of Kentucky"

Bill was also an avid U of L Fan, and a member of St. Margaret Mary Church for 38 years.
He was a very bright and gifted man, generous to a fault in his service to others. He cherished
his family and friends above all and excelled in gratitude for the gifts that came his way. For
those who knew and loved him, it is the end of an era. His passing leaves a big hole in the universe.

The family wished to thank Nazareth Home for the kindness and compassion Bill received while
there, and for the extraordinary care given to him by the nursing staff and by Dr. Jane Cornett.

His funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday August 6 at St. Margaret Mary Church,
7813 Shelbyville Road with burial in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be 2 to 8 on Tuesday at
Ratterman Funeral Home, 3711 Lexington Rd. "in St. Matthews".

Expression of sympathy may be made to Wayside Christian Mission, 432 E. Jefferson St., Louisville, Kentucky.


Next Alumni Luncheon Wednesday September 10, 2014

Speaker: Steve Fehder
President of CatholicSportsNet


2014 Flaget Alumni Association
Charlie Fischer Memorial Golf Tournament

Location: Shawnee Golf Course
When: Friday September 19th.
Tee time: Sign-in for players at 12:00 noon. Shotgun format starts at 1:00 pm.
Cost: $75.00 per players or $300.00 per foursome. The price includes food and drink after play.
For further information contact Lowell Collard at 502-459-2670 or by e-mail at lowellcollard@att.net.



2014 Sentior Golf Challenge

Location: South Park Country Club
When: Monday October 13, 2014
Tee time: Shotgun Start @ 1 PM with a box lunch included at 12:00 noon
And a buffet dinner and cash bar will be provided at the end of play
For further information click the Calendar Events / Reunions button above.

Click here to open the Registration Form

Let's keep the old rivalry spirit alive! Sign up to play now!



Mission Statement

The mission of the Flaget Alumni Association is to promote Christian fellowship with its members as follows:

      *   By sustaining the friendships developed while attending our beloved Flaget High School.
      *   By sustaining the unique spirit bestowed upon all who were a part of Flaget High School.
      *   By developing educational and charitable grants to memorialize the spirit and memory
           of Flaget High School so its spirit may be passed on to the generations of the future.
      *   By supporting the ministry of the Xaverian Brothers to honor and celebrate their
           commitment to education and the poor and our communion with the Brothers.


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