Gordon Foppiano(1931 - 2013)

Gordon V Foppiano

Gordon V Foppiano, age 82, passed away on November 26th, 2013 at the White Pine County Care Center in Ely, NV. He was born on July 9th, 1931 in Ely, NV to Leo J. (Bungie) and Irene Cordano (Rena) Foppiano. He grew up on the Foppiano ranch, He graduated from White Pine High School in 1949.

He served in the Army Honor Guard from 1953 to 1955 in Presidio, California. He was a rancher his entire life in addition to working for Kennecott as a truck driver, retiring in 1983.

He is survived by his sister Nevada F. Loper, (Richard deceased), nieces Lori Morales (Bob),Sandy Richardson (Bart),and nephew Rodney Loper, great nephew Kendall Harris (Kristen), and great nieces Kallie Harris, Brooke Richardson, and Whitney Richardson.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, January 4th, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Ely, NV.



Funeral Home

Mountain Vista Chapel
450 Mill St Ely, NV 89301
(775) 289-2651

Published in Reno Gazette-Journal on Dec. 22, 2013