Resolution J2394-2013

Congratulating Mary Lachut upon the occasion of her 100th Birthday to be celebrated on June 29, 2013



  • Jun 18, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Jun 13, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE


LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  congratulating Mary Lachut upon the occasion of
her 100th Birthday to be celebrated on June 29, 2013

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  Mary
Lachut  upon  the occasion of her 100th Birthday to be celebrated with a
party held in her honor at Club Monarch, on Saturday, June 29, 2013; and
  WHEREAS, Mary Guca was born in Clark Mills, New York, on July 2, 1913;
she met Matthew W. Lachut and they were married on June 20, 1936, at St.
Mary's Church; together they had two wonderful children, the late Robert
and Betty Ann; and
  WHEREAS, This exceptional centenarian, with her  zest  for  life,  has
inspired and enhanced the lives of her family and friends; and
  WHEREAS,  Mary was the oldest of the nine Lachut children; her sister,
Ann, is 92 years old; her seven brothers,  who  predeceased  her,  were:
John, Anty, Walter, Frank, Stan, Matthew and Joe; she left the 4th grade
to help raise her siblings; and
  WHEREAS,  Today,  Mary Lachut is the loving grandmother of five grand-
children, Robert, Steven, Christine, Charles, and Ann Marie,  and  eight
great-grandchildren,  Matthew,  Maggie, Nicholas, Katherine, Anna, Jona-
than, Christopher Ryan and Katherine; and
  WHEREAS, This distinguished woman 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 woman has enriched the lives of those around her
through her 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 Mary Lachut upon the occasion of her 100th Birthday; and be
it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Mary Lachut.


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