Congratulating Anthony Mancinelli upon the occasion of celebrating his 102nd Birthday

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Anthony Mancinelli upon the occa-
sion of celebrating his 102nd Birthday

WHEREAS, Senior citizens bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to
the increasingly active roles they play in today's society; their past
contributions and future participation are a vital part of, and valuable
asset to, the fabric of community life and activity; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to congratu-
late Anthony Mancinelli upon the occasion of celebrating his 102nd
Birthday on March 2, 2013; and
WHEREAS, Anthony Mancinelli was born in Italy on March 2, 1911, and
moved to the United States with his family in 1919; and
WHEREAS, Anthony Mancinelli started barbering at age 12, looking to
earn extra money to help his family; and
WHEREAS, For years, Anthony Mancinelli had his own barbershop on
Liberty Street in Newburgh, New York; he sold that particular shop in
1987, and continued to work for other barbershops; today, at the remark-
able age of 102, Anthony Mancinelli continues to cut hair at Antonio and
Pasquale Mugnano's Barber Shop in Vails Gate, New York; and
WHEREAS, On October 25, 2007, Anthony Mancinelli officially broke the
Guinness World Record for oldest practicing barber and he has been
breaking his own world record ever since; and
WHEREAS, A true asset to society, Anthony Mancinelli is a widower,
father, grandfather and great-grandfather; he has no plans on retiring
in the near future; and
WHEREAS, This exceptional centenarian, with his zest for life, has
inspired and enhanced the lives of his family and friends; and
WHEREAS, This beloved man has enriched the lives of those around him
through his joyous and sincere love for others and through the quiescent
charm and wisdom which comes only from a fullness of years; and
WHEREAS, It is the intent of this Legislative Body to publicly recog-
nize those who have reached such a remarkable age and who have witnessed
and celebrated the innovations, cultural developments and awesome
achievements of this country during the last century, while themselves
contributing to the growth and excellence of this great Empire State;
now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate Anthony Mancinelli upon the occasion of celebrating his
102nd Birthday on March 2, 2013; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Anthony Mancinelli.


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