Resolution J5359-2013

Congratulating Anne Feth upon the occasion of celebrating her 100th Birthday



  • May 29, 2014: ADOPTED
  • May 22, 2014: REFERRED TO FINANCE


LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  congratulating  Anne  Feth upon the occasion of
celebrating her 100th Birthday

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, Anne Feth was born on May 14,1914; she  grew  up  on  a  farm
located  on the high plains of Saskatchewan, Canada, where she spent the
first 20 years of her life; and
  WHEREAS, The eldest of four children, Anne  Feth  was  schooled  in  a
one-room school while working on the multipurpose farm, where her father
grew wheat, harvested crops, and raised a variety of livestock; and
  WHEREAS,  Anne  Feth has a Hungarian background, and writes and speaks
both; she had to work hard to learn English later in her life; and
  WHEREAS, Anne Feth married Ignatius Feth, affectionately known as Rex,
at the age of 20, and moved to the United States to find work; together,
they raised three children, all of whom feel privileged to be a part  of
her life and rejoice in her achievements; and
  WHEREAS,  Still  engaged  and  social,  Anne  Feth  is a homemaker who
devoted herself to making a loving home for her family; and
  WHEREAS, This exceptional centenarian, with her  zest  for  life,  has
inspired and enhanced the lives of her family and friends; 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 Anne Feth upon the occasion of her 100th Birthday;  and  be
it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Anne Feth.


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