J2374

Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. John N. Benedict upon the occasion of celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary

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  • 13 / Jun / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 18 / Jun / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 18 / Jun / 2013
    • ADOPTED

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J2374


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

WHEREAS, Cheryl A. Gifune and John N. Benedict were united in marriage
on September 14, 1963, in Rome, New York; and
WHEREAS, Mr. and Mrs. John N. Benedict are the proud parents of seven
wonderful children: John (Carmen), Joseph (Brigid), Christine, Timothy,
Thomas (Anna), Lisa (Adam), and Cynthia (Scott); and the loving grand-
parents of 13 beautiful grandchildren: Brandon, Tyler, Jacob, Caleb,
Catherine, Joseph, Taylor, Joseph, Timothy, John, Kathleen, Brayden, and
Jason; and
WHEREAS, Mr. and Mrs. John N. Benedict are and always have been a
tower of strength, support, understanding and limitless love for their
family; and
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. John N. Benedict 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 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, Mr. and Mrs. John N. Benedict 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 N. Benedict upon the occasion of 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 N. Benedict.

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