Congratulating Hazel Thayer upon the occasion of celebrating her 100th Birthday

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  • 02 / May / 2013
  • 07 / May / 2013
  • 07 / May / 2013

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Hazel Thayer upon the occasion of
celebrating her 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 Hazel
Thayer upon the occasion of her 100th Birthday; this joyous milestone
was celebrated at a party on Friday, April 19, 2013, with her niece,
nephew, and many friends in attendance, at the Sunset Nursing and Reha-
bilitation Center in Boonville, New York; and
WHEREAS, The daughter of Grace and Archie Lamb, Hazel Thayer was born
100 years ago in Bradford, Pennsylvania, the oldest of four children;
WHEREAS, A resident of Boonville, Hazel Thayer has lived in the area
for the last 73 years, having moved to the community after marrying her
first husband, Wayne Cook, in 1940, and, after that marriage dissolved,
marrying her second husband, Pat Thayer of Turin; and
WHEREAS, Hazel Thayer is a member of the Boonville Christian and
Missionary Alliance Church, and a resident of the Sunset Nursing and
Rehabilitation Center; and
WHEREAS, This exceptional centenarian, with her zest for life, has
inspired and enhanced the lives of her family and friends; and
WHEREAS, This distinguished woman 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, This beloved woman has enriched the lives of those around her
through her joyous and sincere love for others and through the quiescent
charm and wisdom which come 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 Hazel Thayer upon the occasion of her 100th Birthday; and
be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Hazel Thayer.


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