Resolution J130-2013

Congratulating Amy Tabolt upon the occasion of celebrating her 100th Birthday

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  • Jan 15, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Jan 15, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Jan 10, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  congratulating  Amy Tabolt upon the occasion of
celebrating her 100th Birthday

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, This Legislative Body is justly  proud  to  congratulate  Amy
Tabolt  upon the occasion of celebrating her 100th Birthday with an Open
House to be held on Saturday, October 6, 2012, at the Marine Corp. Leag-
ue in Lowville, New York; and
  WHEREAS, Amy Meister Tabolt was born at home in Deer River, New  York,
to  Charles  and  Grace  Kohler Meister, on October 5, 1912; she had two
brothers, John and Roy, (now deceased) and six sisters:  Anna  Sullivan,
Robin  L'Hullier  and Vera Pratt (now deceased) Carrie Huston, and Hazel
Murphy and Milly Pelot, who will be joining in the  family  festivities;
and
  WHEREAS, Amy Tabolt loved school and the challenges it offered; howev-
er,  with the demands of a large family, she was required to quit school
at the age of 16 and help out by finding a job; and
  WHEREAS, Amy married Frederick Tabolt Sr., (now deceased) and together
they raised nine wonderful children; today, this remarkable woman is the
proud grandmother, great-grandmother and  great-great-grandmother  to  a
close count of 115 children; and
  WHEREAS,  Amy  Tabolt  has always loved having her children around and
has truly been blessed with a large  loving  family  to  celebrate  this
joy-filled milestone with her; and
  WHEREAS, She enjoys living in her home and remains active doing cross-
word puzzles, and reading the newspaper and books; along with hobbies of
gardening  and  crocheting,  she  loves  spending  time  with family and
friends and is devoted to her faith; and
  WHEREAS, This exceptional centenarian with  her  zest  for  life,  has
inspired  and  enhanced the lives of her family and friends; experienced
the incredible joys and sorrows characteristic of and reserved for those
with the stamina and courage to savor a fill life; 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  Amy  Tabolt  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 Amy Tabolt.

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