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UPCOMING BIRTHDAYS



•   Anne Hodges  2/23
•   Terry Beck  2/25
•   Preston Bergen  2/25
•   Ken Carpenter  2/25
•   Suzanne Hughes (Detlefs)  2/25
•   Judy Simpson  2/25
•   John Askew  2/26
•   Gayle Cash (Rynes)  2/26
•   Joe Frisina  2/26
•   Marcia McCann (Smith)  2/26
•   Josie Roberts  2/27
•   DeLora Rogers  2/27
•   Mike Cooper  2/28
•   Randall (Randy) Edwards  2/28
•   Ed Greenawald  2/28
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IN MEMORY UPDATES


•   Mary Love  2023
•   Betty Hanes  2024
•   Lee Sewell  2024
•   Jimmy Ennis  2023
•   Bill Edwards  2024
•   Joyce Marshall  2023
•   Pat Wright  2023
•   Tim Ogburn  2023
•   Dodson Mathias  2023
•   Fran Stewart  2023
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Wachovia Old Gang
Employees of the 60s, 70s & 80s
ANNOUNCEMENTS

to the Wachovia Old Gang website  heart 

(this group is primarily for folks who worked  in the 60s thru 80s (and/or early 90s )

 

"When we are connected to others,
we become better people."

This site was launched in 2009 for Wachovians who worked in W-Salem at any time during the 60s-80s,  but  Wachovians of other cities during that era are welcome! 

If your name is not listed  contact Irma Comer irmawcomer@gmail.com . Please include when and where you worked for Wachovia.  kiss  Messages are generally responded to within 24 hours.

Nov. 3:  Newest entries on this homepage include a condolence, and who dined at "Fitz" this week.  

 

"He heals the brokenhearted, and binds up their wounds"  Psalms 147:3

Jan. 26:  I just learned of the July 2023 death of Debbie Wall.  Her husband Doug, who also was a Wachovian, died in 2016.    See the In Memory lin.

: Saddened by the January 10th death of Lee Sewell, the January13th death of retiree Betty Hanes, and the Dec. 30th, 2023 death of Mary Love (Mary's obituary was just published 1/22/2024 in the WS Journal; her service will be held Jan. 26)  . 

Jan. 24, 2024:  It was just learned  retiree AL Iseley died April 17, 2023.   See the In Memory link.

January 7:  A belated condolence to the Ennis family.  I just learned that Raleigh retiree Jimmy Ennis passed away in Nov. 2023.  See the In Memory link.

 

     

Jan. 29, 2024:  Thanks to Jack Meckler for forwarding this advertisement which was in the Wall St. Journal in the late 70s.  This is one of a series of full page ads Wachovia ran in the Wall St. Journal featuring sketch portraits of managers of various corporate services that were offered to corporations.  This ad represents Cash Management,  featuring Bob Fentress. 

October 4, 2023:  It was just today that I came across a Sept. 2022 event honoring our very own Virginia Hepner.   What a great honor !  Congratulations Virginia on your dedication and many contributions to the Atlanta community.   Click below:

https://vimeo.com/745046109

 

In April 2013, I began an 'after WB job' at a popular diner in downtown Kernersville,  Fitz on Main.   It's where to be for good food and fellowship!  (109 N Main St)  

 

  As of Feb. 1, 2023, Fitz on Main will be opened Wednesdays-Fridays only.  7:30am to 1:30pm.   Come see us - and be ready for a photo session for our Wachovia/Fitz photo albumwink

11/2/2023:  Most recent Old Gang member of visit me at Fitz (er, I mean to visit Fitz for good food) was  retiree Bob Reagan, with former Wachovian Ged Doughton. 

 Nov. 2, 2023: Bob Reagan and Ged Doughton 

Oct. 19, 2023:  Patsy Burchette and her brother Bill Phipps.

August 11, 2023:  2 Old Gang members strolled in Fitz today!  Glenn McCoy and his wife Holly, and Debbie Whittington and her brother, Rocky Boyles.

 


 

 

May 4, 2023:  Pearl and Jeff Hudgins enjoying time @ Fitz on Main!

 

Feb. 16 - It was good seeing Nancy and Keith Ross in Fitz yesterday.


Check out this video filmed in Fitz  by WRAL/Raleigh in May 2017:
http://www.wral.com/lifestyles/travel/video/16696858/

 

 

Here's a slideshow of pictures from the Sept. 16, 2023 luncheon at River Birch Lodge.  These pictures can also be viewed by opening the Photo Gallery link.


heartYou can also view these photos by opening the Photo Gallery link (top of homepage), and then opening the  Misc. Wachovia News album (you have to log-on to assess the Photo Gallery link)

 Help keep our site updated with news of a varying nature.   Let us hear from you with what's going on in your livessmiley.
Forward info thru the Contact Us link (left of the homepage), or emailing directly to 
irmawcomer@gmail.com

 

Nov. 28, 2019 

I was super happy when opening my inbox this am - as an email with the long awaited reunion video was among my messages..
It's a little over 13 minutes --  I especially love the individual interviews!  Open the Wachovia Reunion link below heart

Video:
Wachovia Reunion 2019

The photos taken by the photographer are available in the link below  This link is also available within the Photo Gallery )


Photos:
https://jtperceptions.smugmug.com/Events/Wachovia-Reunion-2019/n-SrCssv/

The photos and video were produced by JT Perceptions:
www.jtperceptions.com

 

 

FYI To the left of the home page - under Member Functions - open the Notify Me link (you have to be logged on for the page to open). Once opened -  there's an instruction on what action you can take to be  notified when updates occur on the site.   i.e, you might want to receive an immediate notification when an employee is added to the In Memory section.   The info displayed is self-explanatory heart