Resolution J1101-2013

Congratulating Doris Dominie on the occasion of celebrating her 100th Birthday

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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 Doris Dominie on the occasion of
celebrating her 100th Birthday on February 22, 2013

WHEREAS, Senior citizens bring a wealth of experience and  knowledge  to
the  increasingly  active roles they play in today's society; their past
contributions and future participation are a vital part of, and valuable
asset to, the fabric of community life and activity; and
  WHEREAS, Doris was born on February 22, 1913, in Churubusco, New York,
to Alfred and Cora Miller Viancour; she grew up in Hermon, New York,  on
her parents' farm; and
  WHEREAS, Doris moved to Canton, New York, upon her marriage to Leonard
Dominie on April 14, 1931, where she remained a part of the Canton farm-
ing  community  for  more than 40 years, until their retirement in 1972;
and
  WHEREAS, Upon the death of her husband in 1989, Doris Dominie moved to
a senior citizens housing apartment in Canton, and then to the Maplewood
Campus of the United Helpers Nursing Home where she  currently  resides;
and
  WHEREAS, A 100th Birthday celebration was held at the Maplewood Campus
on  February  24,  2013,  where  she  was  joined by her three children,
Bernard Dominie, Margaret Ames, and Jean Salton,  and  many  of  her  12
grandchildren,  18  great-grandchildren, and five great-great-grandchil-
dren, as well as numerous other relatives and friends; and
  WHEREAS, This distinguished woman, who has experienced the  incredible
joys  and  sorrows  characteristic  of  and  reserved for those with the
stamina and courage to savor a full life, has inspired the lives of  her
many friends and family; and
  WHEREAS, This beloved woman has enriched the lives of those around her
through  her  joyous and sincere love for life and through the quiescent
charm and wisdom which comes only from a fullness of years; and
  WHEREAS, It is the intent of this Legislative Body to publicly  recog-
nize those who have reached such a remarkable age and who have witnessed
and  celebrated  the  innovations,  cultural  developments  and  awesome
achievements of this country during the last century,  while  themselves
contributing  to  the  growth and excellence of this great Empire State;
now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
congratulate  Doris  Dominie  upon the occasion of celebrating her 100th
Birthday; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Doris Dominie.

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