Resolution J216-2013

Congratulating Richard McCall upon the occasion of celebrating his 100th Birthday



  • Jan 24, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Jan 18, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE


LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  congratulating Richard McCall upon the occasion
of celebrating his 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 Richard
McCall upon the occasion of his 100th Birthday to  be  celebrated  at  a
party  held  in  his  honor on Friday, December 7, 2012, at the American
Legion Post 463, Ovid, New York; and
  WHEREAS, Richard McCall was born on December 7,  1912,  in  Lodi,  New
York,  to  John  and  Georgianna  McCall;  he is also the brother of Bob
McCall; and
  WHEREAS, A World War  II  veteran  who  held  the  rank  of  Technical
Sergeant, Richard McCall served his country in the European, African and
Middle Eastern Campaigns; and
  WHEREAS,  This exceptional centenarian has been a member of the Ameri-
can Legion Post 463 for the past 65 years; with his zest for life, Rich-
ard McCall has inspired  and  enhanced  the  lives  of  his  family  and
friends; and
  WHEREAS,  This  distinguished  man has experienced the incredible joys
and sorrows characteristic of and reserved for those  with  the  stamina
and courage to savor a full life; and
  WHEREAS,  This  beloved man has enriched the lives of those around him
through his joyous and sincere love for others and through the quiescent
charm and wisdom which comes only from a fullness of years; 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  Richard  McCall upon the occasion of celebrating his 100th
Birthday; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Richard McCall.


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