My grade school best friend at the Santa Maria Elementary School SUSAN GUEVARRA marked her entry to the Senior Citizen League when she turned 60 years old last April 7, 2016.
SUSAN and your Columnist has been classmates since Grade 1 up to Grade 6 and has always been the favorite of our teachers when it come to program presentations. SUSAN who plays the Guitar so well would always be paired with me as her singer. SUSAN ‘s mom the late ALFONSA GUEVARRA became our teacher too and her sisters ROSE and MILA are my sister’s friends. And that brings us closer as best friends.
In thanksgiving to God for the many blessings He showered to SUSAN, a birthday dinner celebration was held at the elegant ASTORIA TOWER II of the ASTORIA Group of Companies.
The happy occasion was graced by SUSAN’s brothers and sisters, her office mates from Naval Forces Western Mindanao where SUSAN works, grade school classmates and her Zamboanga City High School classmates Batch ’74 like Tumaga Barangay Chairman JACKIE JULIAN –LIM, TUTING REDIZON-ILAGAN, ROSEVIE ORABE-GOMEZ, SOLEDAD GADIN, Atty. LUIS CLIMACO, BLESILDA TORRALBA, JOY VILLANUEVA ASCARRAGA, ANA MARIA LEGARDE, MIRELA NATIVIDAD, HEIDI GIMOTEA, CHIT EVANGELISTA –RAPADAS and ANABELLE ZERIMAN.