Resolution J1054-2013

Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. James Normille upon the occasion of celebrating their 65th Wedding Anniversary



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


LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  congratulating Mr. and Mrs. James Normille upon
the occasion of celebrating their 65th Wedding Anniversary

WHEREAS, James and Therese Normille, nee Coffey, celebrated  their  65th
Wedding  Anniversary  on January 31, 2013; the couple marked this joyous
occasion by attending a commemorative Mass at  St.  Joseph's  Church  in
Troy, New York, the site of their 1948 wedding, followed by a celebrato-
ry breakfast with their family; and
  WHEREAS,  Both  born  in  South Troy, New York, James Normille proudly
served in the United States Army's 82nd Airborne during World  World  II
and  worked almost 40 years in the local food industry until his retire-
ment approximately 25 years ago; and
  WHEREAS, After raising her children, Therese worked outside the  home,
first  at  Montgomery  Wards  and  then  for the New York State Workers'
Compensation Board from which she retired; and
  WHEREAS, James and Therese Normille continue to enjoy their quiet life
in the Port Schuyler section of  Watervliet,  New  York,  with  frequent
visits from extended family; they are the proud parents of nine children
and their spouses, and the loving grandparents of 21 grandchildren and 3
great-grandchildren; and
  WHEREAS,  James  and Therese Normille 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, James and Therese Normille 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 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,  James  and  Therese Normille 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. James Normille 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. James Normille.


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