Congratulting Mr. and Mrs. John A. Peters upon the occasion of celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary

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  • 05 / Jun / 2013
  • 11 / Jun / 2013
  • 11 / Jun / 2013

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Mr. and Mrs. John A. Peters upon
the occasion of celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary

WHEREAS, Carolyn Goutremout and John A. Peters were united in marriage
on May 18, 1963, at All Saints Catholic Church, with the Reverend Gerald
A. Sharland officiating; and
WHEREAS, The bride is the daughter of the late Donald and Anna Lee
Goutremout and the groom, the son of the late Maurice and Ina Peters;
WHEREAS, Mr. Peters graduated from Lyme Central School in 1956, and
from Canton Agricultural and Technical College in 1958; and
WHEREAS, He is a retired self-employed dairy farmer; and
WHEREAS, Mrs. Peters graduated from Lyme Central School in 1959, and
from Watertown School of Commerce in 1961; and
WHEREAS, She worked at the Knowlton Brothers Paper Company in Water-
town, New York, and then as a homemaker on the family farm; and
WHEREAS, Mr. and Mrs. Peters are members of the Northern New York
Agricultural Historical Society and communicants of St. Anthony's Church
in Watertown, who enjoy bus trips, gardening and spending time with
family; and
WHEREAS, Mr. and Mrs. Peters are the parents of two daughters, Lisa
and Mary, and three sons, Eric, Brian and Kyle, as well as 21 grandchil-
dren; and
WHEREAS, Mr. and Mrs. Peters 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. Peters 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. Peters 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. John A. Peters upon the occasion of celebrat-
ing their 50th Wedding Anniversary; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Mr. and Mrs. John A. Peters.


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