Most of us old timers left behind a stable, respected, religious heritage in our disillusioned haste to join a stupid cult.
As I recall, there was no rite of dissociation required - no reason offered to your church, no resignation required - it was a non-event from the dubs viewpoint.
What was your experience? Were you expected to do or say anything as you abandoned your spiritual heritage to become a drone in the Watchtower hive?
I ask this as I have an interest in the process and legal aspects of leaving a religion - I'll post some more later.