Resolution J1231-2013

Congratulating Jim and Roberta Dinwiddie on their 50th Wedding Anniversary



  • Apr 17, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Apr 11, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Jim and Roberta Dinwiddie upon the
occasion of their 50th Wedding Anniversary

WHEREAS,  Jim and Roberta Dinwiddie, longtime residents of Fort Ann, New
York, joyously celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary on  January  5,
2013  with a party hosted in their honor by their children: daughter Sue
and her husband Mike Gosselin; daughter Lori and her husband Bruce Winc-
hell; and their son Jim Dinwiddie and his wife Melanie; and
  WHEREAS, Jim and Roberta Dinwiddie were surrounded, as well, by  their
grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, friends, family and
other loved ones; and
  WHEREAS,  Jim  Dinwiddie was a logger for many years, working with his
father Martin Dinwiddie; later on, he and his son Jim Dinwiddie  contin-
ued the logging; and
  WHEREAS, Roberta Dinwiddie worked for Hannaford Supermarket in Queens-
bury,  New  York  for many years and was loved by every person with whom
she came in contact; and
  WHEREAS, Roberta and Jim Dinwiddie are  both  now  retired  and  enjoy
spending time at their cabin in the woods; and
  WHEREAS, Jim and Roberta Dinwiddie 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, Jim and Roberta Dinwiddie 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,  Jim  and  Roberta  Dinwiddie 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  Jim  and Roberta Dinwiddie upon the occasion of their 50th
Wedding Anniversary; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Jim and Roberta Dinwiddie.


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