Congratulating Richard McCall upon the occasion of celebrating his 100th Birthday

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Richard McCall 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 Richard
McCall upon the occasion of his 100th Birthday to be celebrated at a
party held in his honor on Friday, December 7, 2012, at the American
Legion Post 463, Ovid, New York; and
WHEREAS, Richard McCall was born on December 7, 1912, in Lodi, New
York, to John and Georgianna McCall; he is also the brother of Bob
McCall; and
WHEREAS, A World War II veteran who held the rank of Technical
Sergeant, Richard McCall served his country in the European, African and
Middle Eastern Campaigns; and
WHEREAS, This exceptional centenarian has been a member of the Ameri-
can Legion Post 463 for the past 65 years; with his zest for life, Rich-
ard McCall 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, 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 Richard McCall upon the occasion of celebrating his 100th
Birthday; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Richard McCall.


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