Resolution J2374-2013

Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. John N. Benedict upon the occasion of celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary

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  • Jun 18, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Jun 18, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Jun 13, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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

WHEREAS,  Cheryl  A. Gifune and John N. Benedict were united in marriage
on September 14, 1963, in Rome, New York; and
  WHEREAS, Mr. and Mrs. John N. Benedict are the proud parents of  seven
wonderful  children: John (Carmen), Joseph (Brigid), Christine, Timothy,
Thomas (Anna), Lisa (Adam), and Cynthia (Scott); and the  loving  grand-
parents  of  13  beautiful  grandchildren: Brandon, Tyler, Jacob, Caleb,
Catherine, Joseph, Taylor, Joseph, Timothy, John, Kathleen, Brayden, and
Jason; and
  WHEREAS, Mr. and Mrs. John N. Benedict are  and  always  have  been  a
tower  of  strength, support, understanding and limitless love for their
family; and
  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. John N. Benedict 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 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, Mr. and Mrs. John N. Benedict 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 N. Benedict upon the occasion of 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 N. Benedict.

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