Resolution J1922-2013

Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Frank Mercurio on their 65th Wedding Anniversary



  • May 21, 2013: ADOPTED
  • May 17, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE


LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Frank Mercurio upon
the occasion of their 65th Wedding Anniversary

WHEREAS, Kathleen and Frank Mercurio were united in  marriage  on  April
24, 1948 and joyously celebrated their 65th Wedding Anniversary on April
24, 2013; and
  WHEREAS,  They  are  the  proud parents of six children and the loving
grandparents of nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; and
  WHEREAS, Kathleen and Frank Mercurio met in 1944  while  riding  their
bikes  on  the  streets  of  Brooklyn  and married four years later upon
Frank's return home from World War II; and
  WHEREAS, They are longtime residents of Pine Bush, New York and belong
to the Church of the Infant Savior; Frank Mercurio is a lifelong  member
of the 5329 Pine Bush Council of the Knights of Columbus; and
  WHEREAS, The couple's message of faith, loyalty and unconditional love
is  an inspiration to all who know them and one that will be passed down
for generations to come; and
  WHEREAS, Kathleen and Frank Mercurio 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,  Kathleen  and Frank Mercurio 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, Kathleen and Frank Mercurio 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 Kathleen and Frank Mercurio upon the occasion of their 65th
Wedding Anniversary; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Kathleen and Frank Mercurio.


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