Congratulating Antonio Giuseppe Rubino upon the occasion of celebrating his 100th Birthday

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Antonio Giuseppe Rubino upon the
occasion of celebrating his 100th 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, This Legislative Body is justly proud to congratulate Antonio
Giuseppe Rubino upon the occasion of his 100th Birthday; a luncheon was
held in his honor on Thursday, March 28, 2013, at the William Koehler
Center in Mahopac, New York; and
WHEREAS, Antonio "Tony" Giuseppe Rubino was born in Mount Vernon, New
York, on March 28, 1913; he was one of 10 children and believed his
father was the most influential person in his life; and
WHEREAS, Tony Rubino's first job was serving as a water boy for the
Water Department of New York City; he then worked at the RKO Proctor's
Theater, an old vaudeville theater and movie house; and
WHEREAS, For almost five decades, Tony Rubino was employed as the
Superintendent of Service at The Windsor Hotel of Manhattan; it was
there he met many famous people such as Alan Funt, Desi Arnaz, Don
Ameche, Artie Shaw, Ernest Borgnine, and others; and
WHEREAS, In 1941, Tony Rubino married and he and his wife had three
daughters; today, Tony is the loving grandfather of two grandchildren;
WHEREAS, Today, Tony Rubino still loves to drive his automobile, and,
as an avid dancer, he visits the William Koehler Memorial Senior Center
in Mahopac on Friday afternoons and dances to the Big Band music during
Social Dancing; and
WHEREAS, This exceptional centenarian, with his zest for life, has
inspired and enhanced the lives of his family and friends; and
WHEREAS, This distinguished man has experienced the incredible joys
and sorrows characteristic of and reserved for those with the stamina
and courage to savor a full life; and
WHEREAS, Tony Rubino 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 Antonio Giuseppe Rubino upon the occasion of his 100th
Birthday; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Antonio Giuseppe Rubino.


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