Resolution J1099-2013

Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Gilmour upon the occasion of celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary



  • Apr 17, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Apr 3, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE


LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Gilmour upon
the occasion of celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary

WHEREAS, Vernon Gilmour and the former Carol Bettinger  were  united  in
marriage on January 26, 1963; and
  WHEREAS, Vernon and Carol Gilmour celebrated their 50th Anniversary at
a  family lunch hosted by their children at the Freight House in Ogdens-
burg, New York, on January 26, 2013; and
  WHEREAS, Vernon Gilmour graduated from Morristown Central  School  and
retired  from  the  family farm; Carol Gilmour graduated from Ogdensburg
Free Academy and is a North Country Savings Bank retiree; and
  WHEREAS, They are the proud parents of four  children,  Linda,  Karen,
Hattie and Kevin, and have six grandchildren as well as one great-grand-
son; and
  WHEREAS,  Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Gilmour 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, Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Gilmour 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,  Mr.  and Mrs. Vernon Gilmour 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. Vernon Gilmour upon the occasion of celebrat-
ing their 50th Wedding Anniversary; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Gilmour.


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