Resolution J873-2013

Congratulating Domenica Franzi upon the occasion of celebrating her 100th Birthday

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  • Mar 19, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Mar 19, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Mar 14, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION congratulating Domenica Franzi upon the occasion
of celebrating her 100th Birthday

WHEREAS, It is the intent of the Legislative  Body  to  commemorate  and
recognize  certain milestones celebrated by citizens of the great Nation
and Empire State; and
  WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its  long-
standing  traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to congratu-
late Domenica Franzi upon the occasion of celebrating her  100th  Birth-
day; and
  WHEREAS, Domenica Sciotti of Olean, New York, was born in Pennsylvania
on September 3, 1912, to Dominic and Grace Sciotti; and
  WHEREAS,  She  married  Anthony  Franzi  in  1928; together the couple
raised three daughters, Antoinetti, Grace and Mary, and one son,  Antho-
ny;  she  has  been  further  blessed with 10 grandchildren and 13 great
grandchildren; and
  WHEREAS, Domenica Franzi was a homemaker who continues to live in  her
own  home;  she remains young at heart and enjoys spending time with her
family; and
  WHEREAS, With an easygoing, calm and patient demeanor, Domenica Franzi
enjoyed baking bread and pies into her nineties; she cooks Italian dish-
es, crochets and makes afghans for her grandchildren; and
  WHEREAS, Domenica is a member of St. John's Roman Catholic  Church  in
Olean, New York; and
  WHEREAS,  This distinguished woman, who has experienced the incredible
joys and sorrows characteristic of, and reserved  for,  those  with  the
stamina  and courage to savor a full life, has inspired the lives of her
many friends and family members; and
  WHEREAS, This beloved lady 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 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  Domenica Franzi upon the occasion of celebrating her 100th
Birthday; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Domenica Franzi.

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