Resolution J1079-2013

Congratulating Joseph and Jean Lucca on their 65th Wedding Anniversary

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  • Apr 17, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Apr 17, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Apr 3, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Lucca upon the
occasion of their 65th Wedding Anniversary

WHEREAS, Joseph and Johanna (Jean) Lucca of Wantagh, New York and Flori-
da  were  united  in marriage at Our Lady of Good Council Roman Catholic
Church in Brooklyn, New York during a blizzard on January 4, 1948  in  a
double  wedding with Joe's twin sister Ann, who married Joseph LaGrotta;
and
  WHEREAS, Joseph and Jean Lucca  celebrated  their  very  special  65th
Wedding  Anniversary  with  a  dinner  with their family at the Westbury
Manor; and
  WHEREAS, They are the proud parents of  four  children  and  have  six
grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren; and
  WHEREAS,  Joseph Lucca served as a sergeant in the 78th Infantry Divi-
sion for three years during World War II helping  to  take  the  Remagen
Bridge and also fighting in the Battle of the Bulge and, he retired from
the New York City Police Department in 1975; and
  WHEREAS,  Jean  and  Joseph  Lucca 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,  Jean  and Joseph Lucca 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,  Jean and Joseph Lucca 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 Lucca 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 Lucca.

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