Archive - Jan 8, 2013
Fred Wachob, 90, Punxsutawney, died Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.
He was born March 6, 1922, in Brookville, a son of the late Charles and Mary (Parr) Wachob.
On Nov. 1, 1946, he married Virginia (Bennett) Wachob, who preceded him in death.
He was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Punxsutawney.
He served in the U.S. Army during World War II in Europe.
He was a member of the Elks Lodge No. 301, John W. Jenks Lodge No. 534, the Jesters, Local Plumbers and Pipefitters No. 354 and the VFW.
The king of rockânâroll was back on Friday night, at The Foundry in Reynoldsville. The Foundry was home to âTribute to Elvis, with Bugs Bayerâ for the evening.
Bayer performed a number of old Elvis classics including "Blue Suede Shoes" and "Burning Love."
The proceeds from the event benefited The Foundry and the Jefferson County Area Agency on Aging.