Resolution J3501-2013

Congratulating John Nydegger upon the occasion of celebrating his 100th Birthday



  • Feb 11, 2014: ADOPTED
  • Feb 7, 2014: REFERRED TO FINANCE


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating John Nydegger upon the occasion of
celebrating his 100th Birthday

WHEREAS,  It  is  the intent of this Legislative Body to commemorate and
recognize certain milestones celebrated by citizens of this great Nation
and the Empire State; and
  WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, this Legislative  Body  is  justly
proud  to  congratulate  John  Nydegger of Wellsville, New York upon the
occasion of his 100th Birthday; and
  WHEREAS, John Nydegger was born on February 15, 1914,  in  Wellsville,
New  York,  to  Ernest  and  Susie Nydegger; he attended grade school at
Wellsville Central School in Wellsville, New York; and
  WHEREAS, Upon graduation from high school,  he  honorably  served  his
country  in  the  Navy  during  World War II; after the war he worked at
various jobs throughout  his  career,  including  Ludden's  Shoe  store,
Scoville  Brown's grocery and retail store, and then for the First Trust
Union  Bank  located  in  Wellsville,  New  York;  he  retired  as   the
Secretary/Treasurer of First Trust Union Bank when he turned 65; and
  WHEREAS,  John  Nydegger was devoted to his family first and foremost;
he was married to the love of his life, Virginia "Ginny"  Nydegger,  for
61  years  until her death in 2002; they enjoyed playing bridge, garden-
ing, and square dancing with the Grand Squares of Wellsville; and
  WHEREAS, John and Ginny Nydegger raised four wonderful children: John,
Suzanne, Richard, and Mary; today,  John  is  the  grandfather  of  nine
grandchildren:  John, Kenneth, Carol, Elizabeth, Becky, Vickie, Matthew,
Kristen, and Brian; in addition,  he  is  the  great-grandfather  of  12
great-grandchildren; and
  WHEREAS,  John  Nydegger  enjoys fishing, woodworking, and singing; he
has sung with an all men's glee club  in Wellsville, New York, and  also
used  his  woodworking  expertise  to  craft many items for his daughter
Sue's 2nd grade classroom; and
  WHEREAS, This beloved man has enriched the lives of those  around  him
with  his  smile  and jubilance, and through the charm and wisdom he has
which come from the fullness of years; and
  WHEREAS, It is the intent of this Legislative Body to publicly  recog-
nize  and honor the lives of beloved citizens who have reached a remark-
able age and who have witnessed and celebrated the innovations, cultural
developments, and awesome achievements of this country during  the  last
century; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED,  That  this  Legislative  Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate John Nydegger upon the occasion of  celebrating  his  100th
Birthday; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to John Nydegger.


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