Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Gilmour upon the occasion of celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Gilmour upon
the occasion of celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary

WHEREAS, Vernon Gilmour and the former Carol Bettinger were united in
marriage on January 26, 1963; and
WHEREAS, Vernon and Carol Gilmour celebrated their 50th Anniversary at
a family lunch hosted by their children at the Freight House in Ogdens-
burg, New York, on January 26, 2013; and
WHEREAS, Vernon Gilmour graduated from Morristown Central School and
retired from the family farm; Carol Gilmour graduated from Ogdensburg
Free Academy and is a North Country Savings Bank retiree; and
WHEREAS, They are the proud parents of four children, Linda, Karen,
Hattie and Kevin, and have six grandchildren as well as one great-grand-
son; and
WHEREAS, Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Gilmour 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, Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Gilmour 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, Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Gilmour 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. Vernon Gilmour upon the occasion of celebrat-
ing their 50th Wedding Anniversary; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Gilmour.


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