Resolution J5716-2013

Congratulating Antonetta M. Dileo upon the occasion of celebrating her 100th Birthday



  • Jun 10, 2014: ADOPTED
  • Jun 5, 2014: REFERRED TO FINANCE


LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION congratulating Antonetta M. Dileo upon the occa-
sion 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, Antonetta M. Dileo was born on June 27, 1914; and
  WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to  congratulate  Anto-
netta  M.  Dileo  upon the occasion of celebrating her 100th Birthday; a
party will be held in her honor on Friday, June 20, 2014; and
  WHEREAS, This exceptional centenarian, with her  zest  for  life,  has
inspired and enhanced the lives of her family and friends; and
  WHEREAS,  Born  in  Chatham,  New York, Antonetta M. Dileo worked as a
seamstress and a housekeeper; and
  WHEREAS, She married her husband, the late Louis  Dileo,  after  World
War II, and the couple enjoyed their lives together for 31 years; 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,  A  woman  of  faith,  Antonetta  M.  Dileo is devoted to the
Catholic Church, attending Mass on a regular basis; 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 Antonetta M. Dileo upon the occasion of her 100th Birthday;
and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Antonetta M. Dileo.


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