Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. James Normille upon the occasion of celebrating their 65th Wedding Anniversary

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Mr. and Mrs. James Normille upon
the occasion of celebrating their 65th Wedding Anniversary

WHEREAS, James and Therese Normille, nee Coffey, celebrated their 65th
Wedding Anniversary on January 31, 2013; the couple marked this joyous
occasion by attending a commemorative Mass at St. Joseph's Church in
Troy, New York, the site of their 1948 wedding, followed by a celebrato-
ry breakfast with their family; and
WHEREAS, Both born in South Troy, New York, James Normille proudly
served in the United States Army's 82nd Airborne during World World II
and worked almost 40 years in the local food industry until his retire-
ment approximately 25 years ago; and
WHEREAS, After raising her children, Therese worked outside the home,
first at Montgomery Wards and then for the New York State Workers'
Compensation Board from which she retired; and
WHEREAS, James and Therese Normille continue to enjoy their quiet life
in the Port Schuyler section of Watervliet, New York, with frequent
visits from extended family; they are the proud parents of nine children
and their spouses, and the loving grandparents of 21 grandchildren and 3
great-grandchildren; and
WHEREAS, James and Therese Normille are and always have been a tower
of strength, support, understanding and limitless love for their family;
WHEREAS, Their love, devotion, caring, sensitivity and responsiveness
to their family, friends and all who know them are their hallmark and
tradition; and
WHEREAS, James and Therese Normille have lived and continue to live
their lives with great dignity and genuine grace, always demonstrating a
deep and continuing concern for human values and ideals, and in so
doing, they have inspired others to do the same; and
WHEREAS, This meaningful occasion is the result of the love, hard work
and spirit this couple has invested in their marriage; and
WHEREAS, These same values they have passed to their loved ones,
producing a family that is close-knit and supportive of its individual
members, public-minded in its relations to the community and committed
to the ideals of citizenship upon which this Nation was founded; and
WHEREAS, James and Therese Normille have touched the lives of their
family and many friends through the shining example of their marriage,
which is a testament to the devotion and admiration which they possess
for one another; and
WHEREAS, The longevity of this enduring marriage truly marks a mile-
stone in life's journey, an event of personal triumph and joy; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when an occa-
sion of such importance is brought to our attention, the same should be
memorialized by us for the edification and emulation of others; now,
therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate Mr. and Mrs. James Normille upon the occasion of their 65th
Wedding Anniversary; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Mr. and Mrs. James Normille.


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