- Apr 26, 2012: ADOPTED
- Apr 26, 2012: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
- Apr 20, 2012: REFERRED TO FINANCE
LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Francis Stunzi upon the occasion of their 50th Wedding Anniversary WHEREAS, Francis Augustus Stunzi and Patricia Ann Belair were united in marriage on November 18, 1961, in St. Patrick's Church in Rouses Point, New York, where they continue to reside; and WHEREAS, They are the proud parents of two daughters, Lynn Grovine of Chazy, New York and Marsha Trombly of West Chazy, and a son, Francis M. (Frank) also of Chazy, and have seven grandchildren, Alison and Kathe rine Grovine; Lyles, Jessica, Adrian and Shauni Trombly and Michael Stunzi; and three great-grandchildren, Kameron Stunzi, Karina Kalvaitis and Noah Trombly; and WHEREAS, Francis and Patricia Stunzi joyously celebrated their 50th anniversary on November 13, 2011; they gathered with their children and their families to attend mass together and witness the blessing of their marriage by the Reverend Clyde Lewis at St. Patrick's Church, the same church in which they were married; and WHEREAS, Following mass they and their family gathered for a celebra tory brunch at Cricket's in Peru, New York; and WHEREAS, Francis Stunzi retired from Ayerst Labs in 2000 after 40 years of distinguished service; Patricia Stunzi was employed at Latremore's Insurance and later worked at the Chazy Central Rural School cafeteria; and WHEREAS, In their retirement Patricia and Francis Stunzi enjoy gem and mineral collecting and mining, mountain climbing, stamp collecting, collecting feed sacks, quilting and gardening; Francis is an ADK 46er, completing the 46th, Whiteface Mountain, on his 46th birthday where Patricia met him and fellow climbers on top with a birthday cake; and WHEREAS, Also in celebration of their 50th Anniversary, they returned to their favorite vacation spot, the Rosedon in Bermuda; and WHEREAS, Francis and Pat have also enjoyed traveling to other points of interest in various states; their most memorable trips include Alca traz Island, San Diego, San Francisco, Atlanta, St. Louis and Boston and the states of Florida and Maine; and WHEREAS, Patricia and Francis Stunzi are and always have been a tower of strength, support, understanding and limitless love for their family; and
WHEREAS, Their love, devotion, caring, sensitivity and responsiveness to their family, friends and all who know them are their hallmark and tradition; and WHEREAS, Patricia and Francis Stunzi have lived and continue to live their lives with great dignity and genuine grace, always demonstrating a deep and continuing concern for human values and ideals, and in so doing, they have inspired others to do the same; and WHEREAS, This meaningful occasion is the result of the love, hard work and spirit that this couple has invested in their marriage; and WHEREAS, These same values they have passed to their loved ones, producing a family that is close-knit and supportive of its individual members, public-minded in its relations to the community and committed to the ideals of citizenship upon which this Nation was founded; and WHEREAS, Patricia and Francis Stunzi have touched the lives of their family and many friends through the shining example of their marriage, which is a testament to the devotion and admiration which they possess for one another; and WHEREAS, The longevity of this enduring marriage truly marks a mile stone in life's journey, an event of personal triumph and joy; and WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when an occa sion of such importance is brought to our attention, the same should be memorialized by us for the edification and emulation of others; now, therefore, be it RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to congratulate Mr. and Mrs. Francis Stunzi upon the occasion of their 50th Wedding Anniversary; and be it further RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran smitted to Mr. and Mrs. Francis Stunzi.