Resolution J220-2013

Paying tribute to John N. Maslyn posthumously upon the occasion of having Phelps Volunteer Fire Department and Phelps Sauerkraut Festival's Annual Parade named in hi

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  • Jan 24, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Jan 24, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Jan 16, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  paying  tribute  to John N. Maslyn posthumously
upon the occasion of having Phelps Volunteer Fire Department and  Phelps
Sauerkraut Festival's Annual Parade named in his honor

WHEREAS,  It  is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize and pay
tribute to those exemplary individuals within the Empire State who  made
strong  contributions  to  their  communities  and  who  inspired others
through their model citizenship and noble deeds; and
  WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to pay tribute to  John
N.    Maslyn  posthumously  upon the occasion of having Phelps Volunteer
Fire Department and Phelps Sauerkraut Festival's Annual Parade named  in
his honor, to be observed on Saturday, August 4, 2012; and
  WHEREAS,  An active member of the Phelps American Legion for 31 years,
John N. Maslyn served as past Commander and President of the  post,  and
was named as Legionnaire of the Year in 2001; and
  WHEREAS,  John N. Maslyn also helped to build and maintain a small par
three golf course behind the Phelps American Legion; and
  WHEREAS, John N. Maslyn was instrumental in the first  grade  Memorial
Day Program, which is now in its 26th year; and
  WHEREAS,  This remarkable individual was called upon to contribute his
time and talents to countless civic and  charitable  endeavors  and  has
always gave of himself unstintingly; and
  WHEREAS, A valued and involved member of his community, John N. Maslyn
was  an important part of the Phelps Sauerkraut Festival; he was the man
who brought all the musical entertainment  to  this  highly  anticipated
event; and
  WHEREAS,  Throughout  the  entire  period  of his community service, a
period of constructive involvement, John N.  Maslyn  stood  constant  in
dignity, good grace and humor; and
  WHEREAS,  With  him  throughout were his wife, Carol Maslyn, and their
children, Sheila, John Jr., and Brad, all of whom felt privileged to  be
a part of his life and rejoiced in his achievements; and
  WHEREAS, Rare indeed is the impressive dedication shown by an individ-
ual  for the benefit of others which John N. Maslyn displayed throughout
his life; and
  WHEREAS, John N. Maslyn's life was a portrait  of  service,  a  legacy
which  will  long  endure  the  passage  of  time,  and will remain as a
comforting memory to all he served and befriended; and
  WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative  Body  to  reflect  upon
those outstanding individuals who have made everlasting contributions on
behalf  of their fellow man and have truly left their mark on this great
Empire State; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to pay
tribute to John N. Maslyn  posthumously  upon  the  occasion  of  having
Phelps Volunteer Fire Department and Phelps Sauerkraut Festival's Annual
Parade named in his honor; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the family of John N. Maslyn.

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