Resolution J78-2013

Mourning the death of Dr. John C. Maerz, Jr., distinguished citizen and devoted member of his community

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  • Jan 15, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Jan 15, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Jan 10, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  mourning  the  death of Dr. John C. Maerz, Jr.,
distinguished citizen and devoted member of his 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, Dr. John C. Maerz, Jr.  of Vestal, New York, died  on  Satur-
day, November 24, 2012, at the age of 62; and
  WHEREAS,  Dr.  John  C.  Maerz,  Jr. was born on December 16, 1949, in
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; after serving as a corpsman  in  the  United
States Army, he graduated from the University of Maryland; and
  WHEREAS,  In  1979,  Dr.  John  C.  Maerz, Jr.   graduated from Thomas
Jefferson Medical University in Philadelphia and joined his first pedia-
tric practice in Utica in 1982; and
  WHEREAS, Dr. John C. Maerz, Jr. moved to Binghamton, New York, in 1989
to join a group practice; and
  WHEREAS, Dr. John C. Maerz, Jr.  distinguished himself in his  profes-
sion  and  by his sincere dedication and substantial contribution to the
welfare of his community; and
  WHEREAS, Dr. John C. Maerz, Jr.'s commitment to  excellence,  and  his
spirit  of humanity, carried over into all fields of enterprise, includ-
ing charitable and civic endeavors; and
  WHEREAS, The private practice of Dr. John C.  Maerz,  Jr.,  Footprints
Pediatrics  in  Johnson  City,  began  in  2001, and would not have been
successful without the love, support and  patience  of  his  caring  and
dedicated staff; and
  WHEREAS,  Dr. John C. Maerz, Jr.'s 30-year practice of pediatric medi-
cine touched the lives of countless children and their parents;  stories
about  Dr. Maerz emphasize his genuine kindness, steadfast dedication to
helping children and their parents, his love for animals and his  unique
and wonderful sense of humor; and
  WHEREAS,  Dr.  John C. Maerz, Jr. was especially proud of his children
and grandchildren, and was named "Paw-Paw" by his oldest grandson, Jack;
and
  WHEREAS, Predeceased by his parents, Mildred (Midge) and Dr.  John  C.
Maerz, Sr.; and his brother-in-law, Bob Marchese, Dr. John C. Maerz, Jr.
is  survived  by his wife, Debbie; stepmother, Barbara; siblings, Sandi,
Mark (Norma), Drew (Cindy), Pam (Kelly), Kevin ( Shannon) and Kim; chil-
dren, John, Jennifer,  Jacqui,  James  and  Margeaux;  grandsons,  Jack,
Robert, Garrett, their mother Lori; and granddaughter, Isabella; as well
as many nieces and nephews; and
  WHEREAS,  Armed  with  a  humanistic spirit and imbued with a sense of
compassion, Dr. John C. Maerz, Jr. leaves behind  a  legacy  which  will
long  endure  the passage of time and will remain as a comforting memory
to all he served and befriended; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
mourn  the  death  of  Dr. John C. Maerz, Jr., distinguished citizen and
devoted member of his community; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the family of Dr. John C. Maerz, Jr.

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