Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. James Ledwith, upon the occasion of celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Mr. and Mrs. James Ledwith, upon
the occasion of celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary

WHEREAS, James and Donna Fuller Ledwith were united in marriage on April
27, 1963, at Notre Dame Church in Ogdensburg, New York; and
WHEREAS, James Ledwith is the son of the late Mary and Arthur Ledwith,
and Donna Ledwith is the daughter of the late Donald and Dorothy Fuller;
WHEREAS, Donna Ledwith attended Lisbon High School and worked at the
Gran View from 1965 until 1975, thereafter working at the St. Lawrence
Psychiatric Center in the Environmental Services Department until her
retirement in 2000; and
WHEREAS, James Ledwith worked for the OGDENSBURG JOURNAL as a rural
deliveryman during the 1960s, and also at the St. Lawrence Psychiatric
Center, retiring from the Center in 1997, as Grounds Supervisor; and
WHEREAS, Mr. and Mrs. James Ledwith are the proud parents of three
sons, Ricky, Teddy, and Michael, and the loving grandparents of five
grandchildren and one great-grandson; and
WHEREAS, Mr. and Mrs. James Ledwith enjoy camping at Lisbon Beach and
spending time with family and friends; and
WHEREAS, Mr. and Mrs. James Ledwith 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. James Ledwith 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, They have passed these same values 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. James Ledwith 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. James Ledwith upon the occasion of celebrating
their 50th Wedding Anniversary; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Mr. and Mrs. James Ledwith.


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