Resolution J1020-2013

Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Ernie Schmidt upon the occasion of their 60th Wedding Anniversary



  • Apr 17, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Mar 26, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE


LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  congratulating  Mr. and Mrs. Ernie Schmidt upon
the occasion of their 60th Wedding Anniversary

WHEREAS, Floy and Ernie Schmidt of East Amherst, New York,  formerly  of
Clarence,  were united in marriage on March 21, 1953 in Clarence Center,
New York; and
  WHEREAS, Floy and Ernie Schmidt joyously celebrated their 60th Wedding
Anniversary with a family dinner hosted by their  son  and  daughter-in-
law, Ron and Deb Schmidt; and
  WHEREAS,  For  more  than  50  years  they have attended Zion Lutheran
Church, which is located across from where their wedding  ceremony  took
place; and
  WHEREAS,  They  are  the  proud parents of five children and have nine
grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; and
  WHEREAS, Ernie Schmidt is retired from Greyhound Bus after 37 years of
dedicated service and enjoys a variety of  sports,  especially  bowling;
  WHEREAS, Floy Schmidt is retired from the Williamsville Central School
District's Maintenance Department and enjoys quilting and golf; and
  WHEREAS,  Floy  and  Ernie Schmidt are and always have been a tower of
strength, support, understanding and limitless love  for  their  family;
  WHEREAS,  Their love, devotion, caring, sensitivity and responsiveness
to their family, friends and all who know them are  their  hallmark  and
tradition; and
  WHEREAS,  Floy and Ernie Schmidt 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, Floy and Ernie Schmidt 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  Floy  and  Ernie  Schmidt  upon the occasion of their 60th
Wedding Anniversary; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Mr. and Mrs. Ernie Schmidt.


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