Resolution J1828-2013

Congratulating Mary and Bernard Howe on their 60th Wedding Anniversary



  • May 21, 2013: ADOPTED
  • May 14, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE


LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  congratulating  Mary  and Bernard Howe upon the
occasion of their 60th Wedding Anniversary

WHEREAS, Bernard Howe and the former Mary Daniels of Williamsville,  New
York  were  united  in marriage on May 2, 1953, at Saints Peter and Paul
Church in Williamsville and joyously celebrated their 60th Wedding Anni-
versary with a family dinner; and
  WHEREAS, Bernard Howe is retired from  the  former  Harrison  Radiator
Corporation  where  he  was  a  mechanical engineer; he also served as a
Petty Officer in the United States Navy  and,  now  retired,  he  enjoys
woodworking and fishing; and
  WHEREAS,  Mary  Howe  is  retired from the former Union Carbide Corp.,
where she worked as a chemist; and
  WHEREAS, Mary and Bernard Howe are the proud parents of  two  children
and have two cherished grandchildren; and
  WHEREAS,  Mary  and  Bernard  Howe 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,  Mary  and Bernard Howe 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,  Mary and Bernard Howe 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 Mary and Bernard Howe  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 Mary and Bernard Howe.


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