Congratulating Joseph and Jean Lucca on their 65th Wedding Anniversary

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Lucca upon the
occasion of their 65th Wedding Anniversary

WHEREAS, Joseph and Johanna (Jean) Lucca of Wantagh, New York and Flori-
da were united in marriage at Our Lady of Good Council Roman Catholic
Church in Brooklyn, New York during a blizzard on January 4, 1948 in a
double wedding with Joe's twin sister Ann, who married Joseph LaGrotta;
WHEREAS, Joseph and Jean Lucca celebrated their very special 65th
Wedding Anniversary with a dinner with their family at the Westbury
Manor; and
WHEREAS, They are the proud parents of four children and have six
grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren; and
WHEREAS, Joseph Lucca served as a sergeant in the 78th Infantry Divi-
sion for three years during World War II helping to take the Remagen
Bridge and also fighting in the Battle of the Bulge and, he retired from
the New York City Police Department in 1975; and
WHEREAS, Jean and Joseph Lucca 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, Jean and Joseph Lucca 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 that 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, Jean and Joseph Lucca 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. Joseph Lucca 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. Joseph Lucca.


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