- Jun 21, 2012: ADOPTED
- Jun 21, 2012: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
- Jun 19, 2012: REFERRED TO FINANCE
LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Joseph LaPlante upon the occasion of their 65th Wedding Anniversary WHEREAS, Joseph and Arleen "Lee" LaPlante were united in marriage on June 29, 1947 at St. Agnes Church in Cohoes, New York, when Joseph was years old and Arleen was 20; and WHEREAS, On July 1, 2012, Joseph and Arleen "Lee" LaPlante will joyously celebrate their 65th Wedding Anniversary with a party to be held at the Clifton Park Firehouse in Clifton Park, New York, where both have volunteered; and WHEREAS, Joseph LaPlante is a World War II veteran; he enlisted in the Navy at age 17 and proudly and ably served with the famed Navy Seabees; and
WHEREAS, Joseph and Lee LaPlante both worked for GE, Arleen, who went to work at age 16, for 42 years, and Joseph, for 36 years; and WHEREAS, They are the proud parents of two daughters, Mary and Franc es, and have two grandchildren and one great-grandchild; and WHEREAS, Joseph and Arleen LaPlante 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, Joseph and Arleen LaPlante 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, Joseph and Arleen LaPlante 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. Joseph LaPlante upon the occasion of their 65th Wedding Anniversary; and be it further RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran smitted to Mr. and Mrs. Joseph LaPlante.