Resolution J333-2013

Mourning the death of Jane Ann Darling, distinguished citizen and devoted member of her community



  • Feb 5, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Jan 30, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE


LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  mourning the death of Jane Ann Darling, distin-
guished citizen and devoted member of her community

WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body  to  pay  tribute  to
citizens  of  the  State  of  New York whose lifework and civic endeavor
served to enhance the quality of life in their communities and the great
State of New York; and
  WHEREAS, Jane Ann (Van Dusen) Darling of Apalachin, New York, died  on
Thursday, September 6, 2012; and
  WHEREAS, Jane Ann Darling's accomplishments in life include graduating
from  the  Robert  Packer  School of Nursing in 1958, and the successful
ownership for nearly 40 years of Darling Tax Service in  Apalachin,  New
York; and
  WHEREAS,  Jane Ann Darling distinguished herself in her profession and
by her sincere dedication and substantial contribution to the welfare of
her community; and
  WHEREAS, This outstanding woman was also  a  charter  member  and  the
first  president  of  the  New  York  State  Chapter of the NATP and was
instrumental in starting a local tax practitioners group;  she  traveled
the  state  and country teaching Federal and New York State tax prepara-
tion; and
  WHEREAS, Jane Ann Darling's commitment to excellence, and  her  spirit
of humanity, carried over into all fields of enterprise, including char-
itable and civic endeavors; and
  WHEREAS,  Jane  Ann  Darling  served  as President of the former Owego
Business and Professional Women's Club as  well  as  their  District  VI
Director; at one time, she was active in the Toastmaster's Organization;
  WHEREAS,  Predeceased  by her parents, Lyle J. and Evangeline Ruth Van
Dusen and best friend and sister, Vicki Diane Prentice, Jane Ann Darling
is survived by her three loving children, Vicki Darling,  David  Darling
and  Kelly  (Darling) Hawkins; and three grandchildren, Michael Darling,
Kristi (Hawkins) Mann and TJ Hawkins, as  well  as  several  nieces  and
nephews; and
  WHEREAS,  Armed  with  a  humanistic spirit and imbued with a sense of
compassion, Jane Ann Darling leaves behind  a  legacy  which  will  long
endure the passage of time and will remain as a comforting memory to all
she served and befriended; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED,  That  this  Legislative  Body pause in its deliberations to
mourn the death of Jane Ann Darling, distinguished citizen  and  devoted
member of her community; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the family of Jane Ann Darling.


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