Resolution J1834-2013

Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. James Ledwith, upon the occasion of celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary



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


LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  congratulating Mr. and Mrs. James Ledwith, upon
the occasion of celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary

WHEREAS, James and Donna Fuller Ledwith were united in marriage on April
27, 1963, at Notre Dame Church in Ogdensburg, New York; and
  WHEREAS, James Ledwith is the son of the late Mary and Arthur Ledwith,
and Donna Ledwith is the daughter of the late Donald and Dorothy Fuller;
  WHEREAS, Donna Ledwith attended Lisbon High School and worked  at  the
Gran  View  from 1965 until 1975, thereafter working at the St. Lawrence
Psychiatric Center in the Environmental Services  Department  until  her
retirement in 2000; and
  WHEREAS,  James  Ledwith  worked for the OGDENSBURG JOURNAL as a rural
deliveryman during the 1960s, and also at the St.  Lawrence  Psychiatric
Center, retiring from the Center in 1997, as Grounds Supervisor; and
  WHEREAS,  Mr.  and  Mrs.  James Ledwith are the proud parents of three
sons, Ricky, Teddy, and Michael, and the  loving  grandparents  of  five
grandchildren and one great-grandson; and
  WHEREAS,  Mr. and Mrs. James Ledwith enjoy camping at Lisbon Beach and
spending time with family and friends; and
  WHEREAS, Mr. and Mrs. James Ledwith 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,  Mr.  and  Mrs. James Ledwith 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,  They  have  passed  these  same  values 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, Mr. and Mrs. James Ledwith 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 Mr. and Mrs. James Ledwith upon the occasion of celebrating
their 50th Wedding Anniversary; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Mr. and Mrs. James Ledwith.


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