Resolution J1527-2013

Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Donald A. Mott upon the occasion of celebrating their 60th Wedding Anniversary



  • Apr 30, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Apr 25, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE


LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Donald A. Mott upon
the occasion of celebrating their 60th Wedding Anniversary

WHEREAS, Donald A. Mott and Genevie L. Puffer were united in marriage on
April 5, 1953, at the home of the bride in the  Town  of  Unadilla,  New
York; this year marks their 60th Wedding Anniversary; and
  WHEREAS,  Donald  and Genevie Mott are and always have been a tower of
strength, support, understanding and limitless love  for  their  family;
  WHEREAS, They are the proud parents of two daughters, Debra and Katha-
line, and one son, Gary, and the adoring grandparents of nine grandchil-
dren and three great-grandchildren; 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,  Donald  Mott worked for Scintilla, also known as Bendix, for
41 years before retiring in 1991; Genevie Mott retired from the Chenango
and Unadilla Telephone Company, now Frontier, in 1989, after  40  years;
  WHEREAS,  In  addition  to  working full-time, for 20 years Donald and
Genevie Mott ran a catering business that specialized in pig roasts; and
  WHEREAS, Donald and Genevie Mott 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, Donald Mott has been a volunteer fireman with the  Masonville
Fire  Department for 60 years, holding the position of Fire Chief for 25
years; still active, he currently serves on the Board  of  Fire  Commis-
sioners; and
  WHEREAS,  Genevie  Mott  has been a member of the Masonville Firemen's
Ladies Auxiliary for 50 years; 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, Donald and Genevie Mott have touched the lives of their fami-
ly 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. Donald A. Mott upon the occasion of their 60th
Wedding Anniversary; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Mr. and Mrs. Donald A. Mott.


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