Congratulating Mary and Bernard Howe on their 60th Wedding Anniversary

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  • 14 / May / 2013
  • 21 / May / 2013
  • 21 / May / 2013

Resolution Details

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Mary and Bernard Howe upon the
occasion of their 60th Wedding Anniversary

WHEREAS, Bernard Howe and the former Mary Daniels of Williamsville, New
York were united in marriage on May 2, 1953, at Saints Peter and Paul
Church in Williamsville and joyously celebrated their 60th Wedding Anni-
versary with a family dinner; and
WHEREAS, Bernard Howe is retired from the former Harrison Radiator
Corporation where he was a mechanical engineer; he also served as a
Petty Officer in the United States Navy and, now retired, he enjoys
woodworking and fishing; and
WHEREAS, Mary Howe is retired from the former Union Carbide Corp.,
where she worked as a chemist; and
WHEREAS, Mary and Bernard Howe are the proud parents of two children
and have two cherished grandchildren; and
WHEREAS, Mary and Bernard Howe 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, Mary and Bernard Howe 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, Mary and Bernard Howe 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 Mary and Bernard Howe upon the occasion of their 60th
Wedding Anniversary; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Mary and Bernard Howe.


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