Congratulating Antonetta M. Dileo upon the occasion of celebrating her 100th Birthday

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  • 05 / Jun / 2014
  • 10 / Jun / 2014
  • 10 / Jun / 2014

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Antonetta M. Dileo upon the occa-
sion of celebrating her 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, Antonetta M. Dileo was born on June 27, 1914; and
WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to congratulate Anto-
netta M. Dileo upon the occasion of celebrating her 100th Birthday; a
party will be held in her honor on Friday, June 20, 2014; and
WHEREAS, This exceptional centenarian, with her zest for life, has
inspired and enhanced the lives of her family and friends; and
WHEREAS, Born in Chatham, New York, Antonetta M. Dileo worked as a
seamstress and a housekeeper; and
WHEREAS, She married her husband, the late Louis Dileo, after World
War II, and the couple enjoyed their lives together for 31 years; and
WHEREAS, This distinguished woman 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, A woman of faith, Antonetta M. Dileo is devoted to the
Catholic Church, attending Mass on a regular basis; and
WHEREAS, This beloved woman has enriched the lives of those around her
through her 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 Antonetta M. Dileo upon the occasion of her 100th Birthday;
and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Antonetta M. Dileo.


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