Resolution J2184-2013

Congratulting Mr. and Mrs. John A. Peters upon the occasion of celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary



  • Jun 11, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Jun 5, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE


LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  congratulating Mr. and Mrs. John A. Peters upon
the occasion of celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary

WHEREAS, Carolyn Goutremout and John A. Peters were united  in  marriage
on May 18, 1963, at All Saints Catholic Church, with the Reverend Gerald
A.  Sharland officiating; and
  WHEREAS,  The  bride  is  the daughter of the late Donald and Anna Lee
Goutremout and the groom, the son of the late Maurice  and  Ina  Peters;
  WHEREAS,  Mr.  Peters  graduated from Lyme Central School in 1956, and
from Canton Agricultural and Technical College in 1958; and
  WHEREAS, He is a retired self-employed dairy farmer; and
  WHEREAS, Mrs. Peters graduated from Lyme Central School in  1959,  and
from Watertown School of Commerce in 1961; and
  WHEREAS,  She  worked at the Knowlton Brothers Paper Company in Water-
town, New York, and then as a homemaker on the family farm; and
  WHEREAS, Mr. and Mrs. Peters are members  of  the  Northern  New  York
Agricultural Historical Society and communicants of St. Anthony's Church
in  Watertown,  who  enjoy  bus  trips, gardening and spending time with
family; and
  WHEREAS, Mr. and Mrs. Peters are the parents of  two  daughters,  Lisa
and Mary, and three sons, Eric, Brian and Kyle, as well as 21 grandchil-
dren; and
  WHEREAS,  Mr.  and  Mrs.  Peters  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.  Peters 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. Peters 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. John A. Peters upon the occasion of  celebrat-
ing their 50th Wedding Anniversary; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Mr. and Mrs. John A. Peters.


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